Originally posted by The General
DDR2-533? Get DDR2-800 or at least 667.
I've read that the performance increase from 533 to something higher is negligible.
"So it doesnt matter much what memory speed/timings you buy, the value line will suit the Intel Core 2 system just fine, but do keep one thing in mind, as in our testing we found performance actually decreases a bit going from PC4200 (533) to PC5300 (667)!"
Here's the source: