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    Default Updating memory(What should i go for)overclocking in mind.

    Hello everyone my first post on the forums so a big hello to all. Just set myself a new system up(my first build)
    Basically ive been reading up for a few months on overclocking and it kinda grabs me as something id like to get into big time. My new system is still short of a few things to make it as is said an overclockers dream.
    From what ive read my memory is my main weakness , but now i have the money to put this right. I am looking to buy some DDr2 800. I have roughly 100 per gig of memory to spend give or take 10. Any suggestions will be greatly appreciated.
    I am new to this OC buisness and do feel sort of out of my depth, but at the same time i have learned a hell of a lot just by reading for hours on end.
    So any suggestions on what ram to buy il look through very carefully.I hope to be a part of the overclocking community in my own right in time.Got to say all the forums ive been on, everybodys so helpful and honestly the most friendly bunch of guys you could meet.

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    Welcome Wayne

    Have a look at OCZ's site. They have some really decent sticks and they are no dought one of the best overclockable brands. Im sure you will find something within your price range

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    Gskill HZ was the best for the price a while back http://www.overclockers.co.uk/showpr...d=8&subcat=813 but that could've changed recently, i'll see what i can find out and report back

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    Thanks guys il take a look at your suggestions. Cant wait to get some new memory so i can have a decent go at overclocking my system. Not gonna rush into it though, il make sure i get value for my money.

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    Finally opted for 2 x gb Corsair ddr800.Cost me 110 pounds in the end which i thought was ok.Let the overclocking begin.

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    When your looking at memory especially the low latency ddr-800 sticks if the voltage they say is not in your bios does that mean you cant use it? for example some of the sticks iv looked at have a voltage of 2.2v stock but in my bios the max i can overclock to is 1.95v. does this mean ill have to look at less voltage ram or will my bios/mobo adjust accordingly?

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    If you buy low latency sticks rated as 3-3-3 at 2.4v, but your bios only goes up to 2.0V, chances are you won't be able to get 3-3-3 stable on 2.0V. it won't auto set the sticks to 2.4V, you are limited by your BIOS.

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    thanks for clearing that up for me.looks like just some cheap ddr-800 ram for me then.haha

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