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Old 10-08-2011, 10:30 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Would it be worth the time and effort?

I've been floating the idea here lately about updating my mobo to one that supports DDR3 RAM. Currently my CPU is AM3 and I have DDR2 RAM. Would I notice much more of an increase in speed if I pitched the board I have now? Then upgrade to a mobo with DDR3 and use the same amount of memory I have now... just a faster frequency? Specs are in my sig.

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Default Re: Would it be worth the time and effort?

You still come around here, bro?

A switch from DDR2 to DDR3 isn't a big enough jump. Even at the same amount.

Unless you want some other features, it won't be worth the money.
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