Results 1 to 9 of 9

Thread: A couple of useful memory links

  1. #1
    Senior Member Pob255's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2007
    Location
    The land of Brum
    Posts
    9,945
    Thanks
    572
    Thanked
    1,196 times in 1,099 posts
    • Pob255's system
      • Motherboard:
      • Asus M5A99X EVO
      • CPU:
      • PhenomII x4 955 & CM Hyper 212+
      • Memory:
      • 2x 4gb Corsair Vengence 1600mhz cas9
      • Storage:
      • 250gb SATA Westerndigital + 500gb samsung +1tb Samsung
      • Graphics card(s):
      • Asus GTX560ti CuII
      • PSU:
      • Be Quiet E9 680w
      • Case:
      • HAF 912+
      • Operating System:
      • W7 Pro
      • Monitor(s):
      • Dell 21" ips something

    A couple of useful memory links

    As some of the people here realise it's often not the brand of memory but the chips that are on the memory module that's the important thing.

    And here's a couple of useful links listing the most brands and models of memory and what chips are on them.

    ddr2

    ddr

    Although I will add that some of the best brands hand pick and stress test indvidule chips for the best performance, However this only tends to be on there expensive "performance" models

  2. #2
    Flat cap, Whippets, Cave. Clunk's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2006
    Posts
    11,056
    Thanks
    360
    Thanked
    725 times in 459 posts
    This is on my list of stuff to add to the guide, its a great page
    Quote Originally Posted by Blitzen View Post
    stupid betond belief.
    You owe it to yourself to click here really.

  3. #3
    Bryce
    Join Date
    Oct 2003
    Location
    Stonehaugh
    Posts
    452
    Thanks
    6
    Thanked
    4 times in 4 posts
    very handy links thank you Pob255


    http://ramlist.infinityx.nl/

  4. #4
    No-one's Fanboi Thorsson's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2004
    Location
    Neverneverland
    Posts
    2,749
    Thanks
    47
    Thanked
    93 times in 92 posts
    • Thorsson's system
      • Motherboard:
      • ASUS P8Z77-V PRO
      • CPU:
      • i5 3570k
      • Memory:
      • 2x8Gb Corsair Vengeance PC1866
      • Storage:
      • 256M4 SSD; 2Tb 7200RPM Barracuda; 2Tb Linkstation
      • Graphics card(s):
      • EVGA GTX970 SC
      • PSU:
      • Corsair HX650
      • Case:
      • Antec 300
      • Operating System:
      • Win10 64
      • Monitor(s):
      • Dell 2515H
      • Internet:
      • Fibre Optic 30Mb
    They've started one for ddr3 too although it doesn't appear "on the front page".

  5. #5
    Tak
    Tak is offline
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Jun 2005
    Posts
    301
    Thanks
    3
    Thanked
    6 times in 6 posts
    Cheers for this, very useful

  6. #6
    Senior Member roorooroo's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2006
    Location
    Cheshire cat country
    Posts
    1,266
    Thanks
    80
    Thanked
    78 times in 55 posts
    • roorooroo's system
      • Motherboard:
      • ga-z170-Gaming 3
      • CPU:
      • Skylake i7 6700k
      • Memory:
      • 16gb corsair vengeance
      • Storage:
      • 4 TB (3xHD), 3xSSD
      • Graphics card(s):
      • GTX 980ti
      • PSU:
      • tX 850w Corsair
      • Case:
      • cooler master haf92
      • Monitor(s):
      • 32" Panasonic
      • Internet:
      • "up to" 152mb
    Indeed, thanks for this link..

  7. #7
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    May 2006
    Location
    London
    Posts
    1,013
    Thanks
    2
    Thanked
    20 times in 18 posts
    • excalibur2's system
      • Motherboard:
      • Z77-d3h
      • CPU:
      • Intel 2500k @4.4ghz
      • Memory:
      • 2X4gb Corsair Vengeance
      • Storage:
      • WD 2tb
      • Graphics card(s):
      • R290
      • PSU:
      • Coolermaster 750
      • Case:
      • Haf-x tower
      • Monitor(s):
      • Dell u2410
      • Internet:
      • broadband with Plusnet
    Thanks for posting.......but ignorance is bliss as my Geil ram is spectek-3........Huh!

  8. #8
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    May 2007
    Location
    West Wales
    Posts
    484
    Thanks
    30
    Thanked
    18 times in 16 posts
    • Phil_P's system
      • Motherboard:
      • Gigabyte P35-DS4
      • CPU:
      • Q6600 G0
      • Memory:
      • 4x1GB Crucial
      • Storage:
      • 2 x WD 1TB in RAID1
      • Graphics card(s):
      • Gigabyte 7600GS
      • PSU:
      • Etasis 750W
      • Operating System:
      • RHEL5/RHEL6
      • Monitor(s):
      • Samsung 226BW 22" panel
      • Internet:
      • F2S 8mbit
    A lot of the Crucial DDR2 Ballistic memory all looks the same to me. Why pay more for PC8500 Ballistic if "lesser" modules use the same chips?

  9. #9
    No-one's Fanboi Thorsson's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2004
    Location
    Neverneverland
    Posts
    2,749
    Thanks
    47
    Thanked
    93 times in 92 posts
    • Thorsson's system
      • Motherboard:
      • ASUS P8Z77-V PRO
      • CPU:
      • i5 3570k
      • Memory:
      • 2x8Gb Corsair Vengeance PC1866
      • Storage:
      • 256M4 SSD; 2Tb 7200RPM Barracuda; 2Tb Linkstation
      • Graphics card(s):
      • EVGA GTX970 SC
      • PSU:
      • Corsair HX650
      • Case:
      • Antec 300
      • Operating System:
      • Win10 64
      • Monitor(s):
      • Dell 2515H
      • Internet:
      • Fibre Optic 30Mb
    Two reasons: the PCB and the chips being tested/guaranteed to work at the faster settings. Whether that's worth the extra is up to you, however you have to take into account the findings of the OC demi-god that is Clunk.

Thread Information

Users Browsing this Thread

There are currently 1 users browsing this thread. (0 members and 1 guests)

Similar Threads

  1. BSODs :(
    By dave87 in forum PC Hardware and Components
    Replies: 32
    Last Post: 14-11-2006, 06:06 PM
  2. Memory Upgrade Query
    By r4mmy in forum PC Hardware and Components
    Replies: 9
    Last Post: 31-10-2006, 04:58 PM
  3. Replies: 5
    Last Post: 11-04-2006, 08:50 PM
  4. Thinkpad T30 - Memory Socket Not Working
    By ikonia in forum Help! Quick Relief From Tech Headaches
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 09-08-2005, 08:44 PM

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •