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    Which Ram Is Best OCZ OR Corsair?

    I have a choice between 2x512mb ocz platinum pc3200 rev2. Or some Corsair XMS Xpert 1GB PC3200 which one is better, it will be going into a DFI lanparty SLI Motherboard Socket 939. Cheers

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    tbh it's a bit like saying ati or nvidia....both companies are renowned manufacturers and the reviews of both memories are good....want flahsy lights or not?.....better off to look at respective pricing and whether you intend to o\c or not.

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    I would prefer the Xpert as It has the pimp lights, but I want to know which will overclock further. At the moment I have the ocz and can't even reach 250 fsb.

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    My Corsair XMS TwinX is fantastic, you get a great warrenty too.

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    OCZ cos of their excellent customer service & warranty.

    What OCZ ram do you have at present & are you sure it isn't anything else holding you back?

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    At the moment I have the Platinum revision 2, but I have the option to swap them for the corsair, for some reason they wont overclock. I have the DFI SLI NF4 MOBO and a venice 3000+ CPU

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    I can't remember what chips are the Plat rev 2 but are you sure you got your dfi set up right. Thats where I'd suspect first unless you've already trouble shot it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by tkh
    I would prefer the Xpert as It has the pimp lights, but I want to know which will overclock further. At the moment I have the ocz and can't even reach 250 fsb.
    I've got the Xpert 3200 XL gear and at the moment I'm running it at stock speeds as the C2PRO I have installed as well ( to gimme 2 Gb ) will not go over 215 ( 430 Mhz DDR ). saying that I have had the Xpert in on its own with the FSB upto 450 before my hypertransport craps out on me

    The Xpert are great for having "rude" messages on and I even swap the memory in my Isotope for the Xpert when going to LAN's as the neon lights, strobes and memory "divert" peoples attention from the game so I can kill more

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    Lol sounds great, but I still havent had a straight answer of which one should overclock better. Cheers

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    The Rev 2 should OCV better than the Corsair. Rev 2 (if its earlier Rev 2: with TCCD) gets to around 300+FSB. The TCC5 stuff (later stuff) gets to around 250-280FSB no fuss. This is at 2.5-3-3-6.

    Mate try looking at this TCCD guide on NF4 if you have probs with the Rev 2

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    both very nice and reliable ram.. opinions will vary person to person, i tend to prefer corsair simply coz i've never had any probs with it, and its easier to get..

    also, the Xpert is kinda sekseh! (/me needs to get some fresh air O.o)

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    On the DFI OCZ

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    Quote Originally Posted by BUFF
    On the DFI OCZ
    /seconded!

    DFI boards tend to have compatibility problems with Corsair, and you have to tweak the timings and voltage to get them running stable at stock speeds. Was using TwinX XMS3200PTs on my DFI board, but have since replaced them. OCZ worked first time without any fiddling whatsoever.
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