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    OCZ Platinum 1gb PC3200 2-2-2-5 (rev2) - was it worth it?

    I just bought the above item on eBay, I ended up putting a bid in for this by mistake. I couldnt withdraw the bid manually and the auction had ended by the time the owner had replied to my email Anyway, he was very helpful and I decided I may aswell keep the item, the guy really seemed to want to help. I ended up winning it for £126.

    Anyway, just asking, was it worth the money?
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    Try overclocking it. If it can reach CL1.5 or DDR600, it is worth the money. If it couldn't do very high frequency, it doesn't. I bought my pair of Geil Ultra-X at about that price. It could go DDR640-2.5-4-4-8.

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    I will when I get it But I'm a bit OC shy, which is why I bought 2-2-2-5 RAM as I thought this would give the best performance without tinkering

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    If these are the ones i think they are, they should reach about DDR600. If not they might be awful, i couldnt be sure.

    Edit: do you know if these are 'revision 2' or the older ones?
    Edit 2: Ignore that, if they are 2-2-2-5 they must be rev 2

    So i think they will be good. Look at the bottom chart (i own the Corsair 4400C25 at the top of it )
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    In response to Edit1: Yes, rev2
    In response to Edit2: Yes, rev2

    Quake3 as a benchmark?

    http://www.anandtech.com/memory/showdoc.aspx?i=2312&p=7 - yay! These have turned out to be quite good

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    Just to check, are they new or used? Yes, they seem to be good ram. I can hear that sigh of relief from here.

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    On further inspection after the auction I found they are used. However, the guy has 1080 100% positive feedback and most if not everything he sells is used

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    Well, as long as they still work fine.

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    Don't OCZs come with a lifetime warranty anyway?

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    I know crucial do, can't see that theres much to go with RAM as long as its fine new.

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    ocz plat 2s are afaik one of the best tccd ram available so you havent been ripped off

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    Huzzah

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    Don't OCZs come with a lifetime warranty anyway?

    Yes they do & there customer service is second to none with rep's on some major forums.

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