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    £80 what ram?

    to go with 3200 venice, 7800Gt,

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    its over buget but this is what i would go for. http://www.scan.co.uk/Products/Produ...oductID=217959

    There is no point in getting 1GB anymore, unless on a tight buget
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    Quote Originally Posted by nvening
    its over buget but this is what i would go for. http://www.scan.co.uk/Products/Produ...oductID=217959

    There is no point in getting 1GB anymore, unless on a tight buget
    ill second that recommendation theres no point getting less than 2 gig for example games like BF2 run like crap on anything less than 2 gig

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    my bro has some pc3200 samsung sh!t from ebay and it jsut wasnt any good, so isuggested getting some quality ram. Will this 2 gigs value stuff be ok, or is it very low quality?
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    nutting wrong with corsair value ram m8, plus its backed up with a lifetime warranty

    If you looking to overclock your machine then no this ram wont do, but for your average Joe running stock speeds then this is one of if not the best value ram on the market

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    thanks cougs,
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    What is the next step up from those?

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    Thanks. How are the G.Skills though? 2-3-2-5 at a similar price to the 3200C2PT.

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    My 2GB 3200C2PT run perfectly at 2-3-2-5 but if the G.Skill sticks stock at those timings for a similar price, I'd go with those.

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    Thanks. Just wondering, what are the trend of RAM pricing of late? Can we expect more price drop or is this more or less it?

    As more people adopt DDR2, can we expect to pick up 2GB of budget DDR RAM for under £100?

    I am not playing that much game right now, and for normal use, 1GB still seem enough (although my current RAM don't perform well at all).

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    Prices seem to have come down a hell of a lot already, I paid £190 for mine at the very end of last year, and now they can be picked up for £145. DDR2 has already been available for a while now so price shouldn't drop that much more. Just look at the price of old SDRAM, it's roughly the same as value DDR stuff.
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    Im going to get some RAM soon for my new system that im going to build.

    Think i shall get this

    2GB (2X1GB) Corsair TwinX PC4000

    I also found this

    OCZ® Gold Series Gamer Extreme 1GB DDR PC4000 500Mhz
    Last edited by flcherb; 18-03-2006 at 09:19 PM.

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    Anyone tried the Geil Value 2gb sticks?

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