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TwinX1024 PC3200LL or 2x HyperX KHX3200/512

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April 22, 2003 12:02:49 AM

Is there any real difference in quality, or pre retail testing of these modules. I know corasir has a huge quality control thingy but are they any better than the kingston? And since my new mobo is gona have dual channel, then should I stick to the TwinX??

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April 22, 2003 4:05:44 AM

if you want to do serious overclocking, go with corsair. But both will run agressive timings at rated speeds. It's probably a good idea to go with matched modules since the price is not much more than two individual sticks...

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April 23, 2003 9:41:22 AM

WARNING!!!!! be very careful as to what you stick the memory in as I bought 1024mb TWINX DDR400 3200LL for my Giga-Byte SINXP1394 and it would not post. I suggest you go to your motherboards home page and check out any issues. I had to RMA my memory and get lower spec memory (TWINMOS DDR400 CAS2.5 1024) and im really pissed about it.....really REALLY pissed about it. lucky!!!
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April 24, 2003 11:28:47 PM

I Have the Twin1024 PC3200LL Corsair in my A7N8x, with absolutely no problems. In fact, with a little voltage boost, they were stable all the way up to 215Mhz (DDR430) with timings of 2,2,2,5 .I run it at stock settings 95% of the time, though, and have had no problems w/ my Corsair in the last month since I installed it.
The Memory I used before this? -512MB Corsair XMS PC3200!! That stick is still very happy in my old MSI KT4 Ultra at my parents' house. I don't think I'll ever buy another brand.

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April 25, 2003 3:34:05 AM

Agreed. I use corsair on my 8INXP granite bay board and it works wonders...

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April 25, 2003 3:58:13 AM

Tesco is right though, boards these days are getting really picky about ram. check to make sure those brands are compatible before buying. i know MSI just released a BIOS update that allows its nforce2 boards to run...corsair i believe it was, though it might have been kingston. you gotta watch out for these things these days!

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