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    Default core I7 advise

    Hello, been waiting, and the core i7 is out today. I am considering the 940 cpu and the gigabyte GA-EX58-UD5 for my future build. Will install vista home premium 64 bit, memory 3x2gb. Not sure what memory to use, don't need the fastest, just stable, reliable ddr3. Don't know if mushkin has a kit yet.
    Lsd what memory would you suggest for this build? Do you think this new architecture (x58) will require tweaking to get a stable 6 gb ram working initially?

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    Default Re: core I7 advise

    Ya, surely it will require some tweaking. Sorry though, I havent a clue where to start to help anyone with this as There is no NB anymore and I dont have a i7 setup yet

    Also not sure what to advise for a ram choice, Maybe Patriot or G.Skill I see they both are offering 6GB kits. Corsair and OCZ do as well, not any in stock at newegg though.

    Mushkin is selling triple channel DDR3 just not 6GB yet as far as I can see (the 3x2GB Kits say 2GB for the amount) >>>
    Mushkin - Enhanced Performance Memory

    Dont know when I will get i7 either, so I soon may not be able to help around here!


    Guess I looked to soon for you >>>

    Mushkin Announces Triple-Channel Memory Kits for the Intel Core i7

    Location: Canada DENVER, November 17, 2008 - Mushkin, Inc. (<!-- m --><!-- m -->), a global
    leader in high-performance memory products, today announced the release
    of its triple-channel memory kits designed specifically for the new
    Intel(r) Core i7TM platform. The flagship of the new memory kits is the
    XP3-12800 7-8-7 allowing end users to extract higher performance at
    1600MT/s than competitors' products while staying within safe operating
    voltages. Additionally, early adopters of the new platform will find
    Mushkin's triple-channel products stable and reliable, ensuring a
    trouble-free migration.

    "We've worked diligently to create parts for the Core i7 platform that
    push specifications to unprecedented levels while maintaining the high
    quality and reliability standards of our existing products," said Brian
    Flood, director of product development for Mushkin. "Our triple-pack
    customers will be rewarded with the utmost reliability from our standard
    rated products, and greatly increased performance from our high
    performance line."

    998674 - 3GB (3x1GB) XP3-10666 6-6-6-18 1.65V
    998675 - 6GB (3x2GB) XP3-10666 6-6-6-18 1.65V
    998676 - 3GB (3x1GB) HP3-10666 7-7-7-20 1.5-1.6V
    998677 - 6GB (3x2GB) HP3-10666 7-7-7-20 1.5-1.6V
    998583 - 3GB (3x1GB) EM3-10666 9-9-9-24 1.5V
    998585 - 6GB (3x2GB) EM3-10666 9-9-9-24 1.5V
    998678 - 3GB (3x1GB) XP3-12800 7-8-7-20 1.65V
    998679 - 6GB (3x2GB) XP3-12800 7-8-7-20 1.65V
    998680 - 3GB (3x1GB) XP3-12800 8-8-8-24 1.6-1.65V
    998681 - 6GB (3x2GB) XP3-12800 8-8-8-24 1.6-1.65V
    998658 - 3GB (3x1GB) HP3-12800 9-9-9-27 1.5-1.6V
    998659 - 6GB (3x2GB) HP3-12800 9-9-9-27 1.5-1.6V
    998682 - 3GB (3x1GB) HP3-8500 6-6-6-18 1.5-1.6V
    998683 - 6GB (3x2GB) HP3-8500 6-6-6-18 1.5-1.6V
    998570 - 3GB (3x1GB) EM3-8500 7-7-7-20 1.5V
    998571 - 6GB (3x2GB) EM3-8500 7-7-7-20 1.5V

    Mushkin - Enhanced Performance Memory

    The new triple packs are immediately available at in 3GB
    (3x1GB) and 6GB (3x2GB) kits. Every module is hand-tested beyond its
    rated specification and features Mushkin's FrostByte heatspreader which
    keeps the modules within safe operating temperatures. Like all Mushkin
    products, these modules are backed by a lifetime warranty and an
    industry-leading technical support staff.
    Last edited by Lsdmeasap; 11-18-2008 at 01:54 PM.

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