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Old 12-27-2004, 11:32 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default RAM- what would you do in this situation?

I have 512mb of PC2100 DDR RAM salvaged from a system that I am replacing with one I am building. The mobo on the new build will accept PC2100 or PC2700. Is the difference in the memory speeds of these worth me spending the money on PC2700?
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Old 12-28-2004, 12:18 AM   #2 (permalink)
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IMO, no.
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Old 12-28-2004, 12:24 AM   #3 (permalink)
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Yes, not only is PC2100 slower memory, but it will slow down your FSB therefore really causing your system to under-perform. Definately go with the PC2700!
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Old 12-28-2004, 06:43 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Yeah, i recommend for anyone to always get the best RAM your mobo will support.
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Old 12-28-2004, 06:58 PM   #5 (permalink)
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it is well worth it. just to show you how much... try building it with 2100 work with it a day... long enough to get used to it's speed... then upgrade to the 2700... you'll notice!
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Old 12-30-2004, 02:16 PM   #6 (permalink)
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yeah i would totally get the 2700 becasue i used to have a 2100 now i am at 3200 it is like way way better
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Old 01-12-2005, 05:39 PM   #7 (permalink)
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The 2700 will make a difference and if your motherboard supports 3200, then that is the way to go.
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