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shunut
06-17-2011, 11:03 AM
I finally have a 64bit OS on my desktop and I'm wanting to upgrade the RAM. I currently have 4GB (2 x 2GB) and would like to add another 4GB (2 x 2GB).

Current Spec:

Intel DP45SG Motherboard - Specs (http://ark.intel.com/Product.aspx?id=34683)
Intel Core2 Quad Q8400 (2.67 GHz) - Specs (http://ark.intel.com/Product.aspx?id=38512)
OCZ Z3 Platinum Edition PC3 10666 (OCZ3P13334GK) - Specs (http://www.ocztechnology.com/ocz-ddr3-pc3-10666-platinum-edition.html)

I thought about getting another kit like I already have in there but cheapest I can find new is $135, which is ridiculous and I know I paid no where near that when I bought it. So now I am open to suggestions.

DFSniper
06-17-2011, 11:22 PM
look for some 4 x 2gb kits? could end up running you about the same.

shunut
06-18-2011, 05:03 AM
Yeah, the RAM that I'm looking at now that seems to match with my system the best is $45 for a 4GB kit (2x2GB).

leed
06-18-2011, 07:03 AM
Crucial Ballistix Tracer (2x2) 1333 DDR3 (http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?SID=u0t3031879f9fp0dd0c0s701&AID=10440897&PID=1225267&nm_mc=AFC-C8Junction&cm_mmc=AFC-C8Junction-_-cables-_-na-_-na&Item=N82E16820148327) 34.99

Kingston HyperX 2x2 1333 (http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?SID=u0t0f0fp0dd0c0s701&AID=10440897&PID=1225267&nm_mc=AFC-C8Junction&cm_mmc=AFC-C8Junction-_-cables-_-na-_-na&Item=N82E16820104155) 27.99 after $15.00 (http://images10.newegg.com/uploadfilesfornewegg/rebate/SH/KingstonHyperX4MIRsJun14Jun2011cl5i.pdf) rebate

PNY Optima DDR3 - 8GB (2x4) 1333 (http://slickdeals.net/forums/showthread.php?sduid=0&t=3029887) 45 after rebate, using code EMCKDJ22 --- ERR, this one sold out...

shunut
06-18-2011, 07:29 AM
Crucial RAM looks decent, but not recommended for my setup by Cruicial. Kingston's CL isn't great. PNY Optima is too much for my dimms, they can only hold 2GB per slot.

This is the RAM that I'm looking at right now: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820231189

leed
06-18-2011, 10:39 AM
I see, I see. I have Crucial in my desktop (though I've them to someone else for a while now..).

DFSniper
06-21-2011, 01:42 PM
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820231445

shunut
06-21-2011, 04:46 PM
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820231445

Crucial RAM looks decent, but not recommended for my setup by Cruicial. Kingston's CL isn't great. PNY Optima is too much for my dimms, they can only hold 2GB per slot.

This is the RAM that I'm looking at right now: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820231189

:)

DFSniper
06-22-2011, 08:35 AM
oh, i completely derped on that one...i KNEW you were looking at 4 sticks...