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    My upgrade, ram first..

    at the moment, i have 512mb (2x256) Corsair XMS3500 rev 1.1 which is very nice ram, but i want 2GB to play BF2.

    im not to fussed about the brand, but wouldnt like any value stuff.

    how much is mine worth, and what ram shall i get, any advice appreciated.
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    There's nothing wrong with value RAM, so long as it is from a decent brand. I use Corsair Value Select, and I think it is far better value than other low latency stuff.
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    Two inexpensive 1GB sticks would probably be your best bet.

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    that great guys, but can any one answer my question
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    There's the bloke on ebay selling 1GB sticks cheap, look in the shopping forum.
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    Your current ram isn't worth much. I'm not very sure what used PC parts are going for in the UK, but I would guess you could get 30-40 pounds, at best, for your current memory.

    If you have another computer that could use it, thats where I would put it.

    As for the new memory corsair value select (VS1GB400C3), the cheapest mushkin PC3200 1Gb dimms, or crucial, would be a good choice. Any reputable brand PC3200 1GB dimms would do really. I am not familair with UK/european shops however, so I don't know where you'd get them.

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    Russy......dude.....

    http://www.crucial.com/uk/store/part...T2KIT12864Z40B

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    cheers mate, will order over weekend.
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