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    Thumbs up OCZ VX, Best Memory made since BH5!!

    I just started playing with my new OCZ VX memory, looks great so far.

    This stuff is the memory to replace BH-5,, finnally
    Made for Overclockers by Overclockers!!

    Great job OCZ!!

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    Very nice oc.. should have posted this in the official vx results thread though

    what voltage was that ? and is it memtest #5 stable?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Orker
    Very nice oc.. should have posted this in the official vx results thread though
    I'm makeing a stand alone statement here

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    Quote Originally Posted by OPPAINTER
    I'm makeing a stand alone statement here

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    Its very good ram isnt it

    Best ram ive ever owned

    btw can you please answer my questions from before
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    "Best Memory made since BH5"

    so still not as good as BH5

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    Quote Originally Posted by ArcTan
    "Best Memory made since BH5"

    so still not as good as BH5
    why is everyone defending bh-5?
    how often do you get 1gb dual kits of bh-5 thatll do 266mhz im @ 258 2-2-2-10 1T on my 754 260 was my best but it didnt last long.
    this stuff is awesome.
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    Quote Originally Posted by OPPAINTER
    I'm makeing a stand alone statement here

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    Respect!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Orker
    Very nice oc.. should have posted this in the official vx results thread though

    what voltage was that ? and is it memtest #5 stable?
    I've never run mem test in my life, no need. If my mem can run 2001 lobby tests I'm a happy camper.

    As far as voltage, 3.65V idle, Sandra bench drops it to about 3.45V, 2001 lobby tests drop it around 3.52V.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Steven
    Maybe this wil lift you up to 43K,
    My next scores should do that,,, if I ever get my new PCI-E mobos and a Graphics Card

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    Quote Originally Posted by OPPAINTER
    I've never run mem test in my life, no need. If my mem can run 2001 lobby tests I'm a happy camper.

    As far as voltage, 3.65V idle, Sandra bench drops it to about 3.45V, 2001 lobby tests drop it around 3.52V.

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    With booster or cap mod? If cap mod, that seems rather larger drop than I am used to seeing. I guess you are running 3.3v around 3.75 or so for cap mod?
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    Quote Originally Posted by jinu117
    With booster or cap mod? If cap mod, that seems rather larger drop than I am used to seeing. I guess you are running 3.3v around 3.75 or so for cap mod?
    That was with booster.

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    glad you like it, OPP

    i'll be testing one of those kits very soon, maybe this weekend...
    hopefully it's really capable and extends BH-5 as i haven't seen ABSOLUTELY stable e.g. 260x10 6-2-2-2.0 1T from any 2x512MB of BH-5 in Dual Channel and AMD platform (NF2 or NF3).
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    arctan.. the antagonist... lol... I would say that opp endorsing it would increase sales, but the stuff is flying off the shelves so fast i bet ocz's heads are spinning..

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    i havent seen it scale high like bh5 does tho

    if it gets 270 2-2-2-5 3d benchable ill jump for it

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    OPP, what voltage are you using for those VX ?

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    very nice for 1 GB...

    What board and voltage please?

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    Second that. Board and voltage

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    Would like to test those OCZ

    Great results Opp.
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    Didn't OCZ buy the rights of winbond to make BH-4? That's what these chips are aren't they?


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    Quote Originally Posted by _Eduard_
    Didn't OCZ buy the rights of winbond to make BH-4? That's what these chips are aren't they?
    OCZ is not telling what these chips are, but i don't think these are BH-4, because they aren't as good as BH-5

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    i still havent seen them in aust
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    why is everyone saying these aren't as good as BH-5 ?

    It seems like every pair of these are smacking 250 MHz 2-2-2, with a 2x512MB kit no prob.

    BH-5 never consistently did that. Espescially with 2x512MB.

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    Quote Originally Posted by LilGator
    It seems like every pair of these are smacking 250 MHz 2-2-2, with a 2x512MB kit no prob.

    BH-5 never consistently did that. Espescially with 2x512MB.
    Does anybody have an explanation, why BH-5's in 2x256 config can run up to 300 fsb with enough volts while in 2x512 config they lose out to the VX?
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    Singlesided vs. Doublesided! (afaik that is the problem)

    If they run with 260 2.0-2-2-5 1T i will get a pair of these, tahts nice for
    gaming and when i bench i will stick in my BH5s!
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    Well, I think the 2*512mb pairs of OCZ VX might be better overclockable then the BH-5 pairs of 2*512mb

    The difference between OCZ VX and BH-5 is more in the fact that some 256mb BH-5 sticks have done 300mhz 2-2-2-5 and there is no way OCZ VX can beat that.
    Maybe the OCZ will clock a bit higher with the new ATI chipset, how knows what will happen?

    I'm thinking of buying a 2*512mb pair of OCZ VX for my new system but I'm not really sure if that would help allot sind I allready have some Corsair XMS PRO PC4000 that can do 260mhz at 2.5-3-3-7

    Well if my new system wil be an FX-53 or FX-55 I think I might just by a pair of OCZ VX but if my new system is going to be a Pentium-M Dothan I'll stick with my XMS.

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