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    Final RAM choice!

    I am about to order my RAM, and I was going to go for some of this http://www.overclockers.co.uk/showpr...odid=MY-000-TG
    but then I had a brain wave!
    and it was buy a 2x 512 sticks like this http://www.overclockers.co.uk/showpr...odid=MY-001-TG
    and then use the money saved on the memory to buy a water cooling kit for the cpu. about £100.
    What do you think shall I go with 2 gb of RAM an go with air cooling, or 1 gb of RAM and water cooling?

    thankyou

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    get the 2GB of ram, much more useful. buy a cheap air cooler such as the artic freezer pro

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    cheap watercooling kits are a waste of time imo, air cooling is fine if you can stand the 'noise' from it, 2gb of ram is much much better than having a watercooling kit to keep the temps 2 degrees below air cooling would ....

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    2gb is the norm now adays - so get 2gb and forget the water

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    Same as everybody else go for 2GB everything seems much smoother with 2Gb compared to 1 Gb.

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    Ok cheers all . I could look into going water in the summer when I might need it as it gets quite hot in my room .

    So what do you think of the RAM?
    I might stretch and get some of the black hz g skill memory as it is only £15 more and it has better chips me thinks.
    Last edited by No.72; 13-01-2007 at 02:18 PM.

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    get the 2GB for sure mate, i waited to get the best possible water cooling for my PC and im glad i did
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    2GB and a decent air fan, (arund £15)

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    i've got that memory and its frantastic

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    Sweet, how does it clock? and have you glued the heat spreaders on ?

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    i aint overclocking it
    haven't got round to it yet, but i've heard it clocks very well

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    Do you use the heat spreadders, you know the silver things
    and does it come with the glue compound stuff to stick it on?
    thankyou

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    mine were already stuck on when i got them ive had them since about july/august time.

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    O rite o sorry it's just in all the reviews I have seen they have been separate.
    Well I am looking at those or the black g skills, but I think I will go with the team memory.

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    i had the HZ kit for my abit 939 board, and it just wouldn't play ball. I'd go for the Team over the Geil anyday

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    2GB RAM and an Arctic Cooling Freezer Pro (about £15). Low cost water is a waste of money, the ACFP will be probably perform better also as it helps cool other motherboard components with the airflow.
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