Help me choose RAM for an EVGA 680i motherboard.?

Discussion in 'Tech Talk' started by Rec4LMS, Sep 17, 2007.

  1. Rec4LMS

    Rec4LMS

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    I'm building a computer, but I'm quickly running out of money. :crying:

    I need to find a good deal on some memory that is compatible with an EVGA 680i A1 motherboard. I would at least like to start with two sticks of matched 512mb (1gb) to start out with, but if I can do better for not much more, I'll buy it.

    I can upgrade to better memory down the road, but I want something so that I can get my computer up and running now.

    Below is my motherboard.
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813188013

    I appreciate your help! :thumbsup:
     
  2. vanderson

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    What is your budget on memory? Check out SlickDeals and type "DDR2" into the SlickDeals forum search.
     

  3. EAJuggalo

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    I know a guy who will trade 100rds of .45acp WWB for a 1GB stick of RAM. I got two from him a few months ago that are running great for me. Shoot me a pm if you're interested and I'll send you his contact info.
     
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    Hmm I have some Rambus memory and 512MB SODIMM that I would definitely trade for AMMO or Glock Parts!
     
  5. RaiderRodney

    RaiderRodney Just Win Baby

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    Well, I'll be honest here. I wouldn't spend $200 on a quality motherboard and put crap memory and/or too little memory in it. That is a very nice board and you should put some nice ram in it as well. You can't go wrong with OCZ ;)

    OCZ Platinum

    If there was any way possible you could afford the 2 X 2gig kit it would be worth it in the long run since your board accepts up to 8gig. Good luck :)
     
  6. RaiderRodney

    RaiderRodney Just Win Baby

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    :shocked: GOD DAMN THAT IS A DEAL! Thanks Raider!
     
  8. nosnim

    nosnim 9mm wins.

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    Corsair ValueSelect is good if you are on a budget and not planning to OC.

    Otherwise, the Cosair XMS lineup is very good. NewEgg.com is a good source for computer parts and very nicely priced too.
     
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    I'm running the Valueselect overcranked to 800MHz from 667MHz. Just to give you an idea that they aren't duds.