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Eagle One

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#1 13 years ago

i was just wondering, which ram would be better: Corsair (TWINX1024-3200XLPRO) 1024MB (2 x 512MB Matched Pair), DDR400 / PC3200, 2-2-2-5

or Corsair (TWINX1024-4000PRO), 1024MB (2x 512MB Matched Pair), DDR500 / PC4000, 3-4-4-8

well i really get lost on the latency stuff, tho i belive the top one has very low letencys, what advantage would this have over higher latencys? thanks for your help eagleone




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#2 13 years ago

The 2nd one is better as it is faster. Your motherboard will need to be able to handle it though - if it cant it will run the same speed as the first one.




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#3 13 years ago

what mother board do you have Eagle One?




Eagle One

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#4 13 years ago

well its not about what i have, coz i have a P4B with Pentium 4 1.7Ghz, its what im going to get, itll be getting an MSI N8N Neo2 Platinum Socket 939 Nforce3, with an AMD Athlon 3500+ Winchester




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#5 13 years ago

you can use any speed of DDR ram then.




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#6 13 years ago

alright, and so the Mhz means more than the latencys i take it?




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#7 13 years ago
Eagle Onealright, and so the Mhz means more than the latencys i take it?

Its means a WHOLE LOT more! Latency is how many CPU cycles before the RAM comunicates with it. with muliple Ghz systems, thats not much time at all.

Don't quote me on the CPU cycles part though. :D




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#8 13 years ago

Are you going to overclock?




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#9 13 years ago

DDR500 modules are good if you want to OC your system.




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#10 13 years ago

its also good RAM generally too, thats nice stuff.