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New build, SB i5 2500k

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January 9, 2011 10:19:43 PM

ok, after many views of post and questions answerd I think I have down what I want/need, am looking for any input, specially on RAM as I am not good at telling what is what...

parts so far:

Coolmaster HAF 932
asus p8p67 pro
i5 2500k
GTX 570SC-EVGA
XFX Black Edition XPS-850W-BES 850W
OCZ Vertex 2 OCZSSD2-2VTXE120G 2.5" 120GB SATA II MLC Internal Solid State Drive (SSD)
OCZ Platinum 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model OCZ3P1600C6LV4GK
win 7 home 64

currently I have a ODD to reuse and 2 250 WD HDDs for data...any input or ideas would be appreciated...

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January 10, 2011 4:45:18 AM

^ Nice selection of parts, but not too comfortable suggesting OCZ RAM as previously I have seen many people complaining about stability issues with them, but not sure how they are now... though for that price they have very good specs, so its upto you,...
Take a look at this RAM, if you are into overclocking,...
Crucial CT2KIT25664BA1339 4GB 2GBx2
http://www.amazon.com/Crucial-CT2KIT25664BA1339-240-pin...
For $42, I doubt there are any other RAM kits that offer such good overclocking performance than this one for the price,...
http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/ddr3-4gb-p55,2462-7...
http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/dual-channel-ram-dd...
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January 10, 2011 8:45:50 AM

thanks for the input....

and is 4gig enough for gaming? or would 6 or 8 be better on win 7?
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January 10, 2011 9:06:43 AM

4GB would suffice for gaming,...
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