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Old 10-08-2005, 12:19 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Higher mhz RAM?

Hey all, a question about RAM, is 667mhz RAM that much better than my current 400mhz? Is it practical? I haven't looked into computer parts for a while and a lot has changed! What's the deal with higher mhz RAM? Sorry if I'm being too broad.

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Old 10-08-2005, 12:55 AM   #2 (permalink)
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I'm fairly new to this myself and ive been doing a bit of research recently to put together a computer. I've actually found that DDR2 ram is almost the same price as DDR ram, and you can also get a compatible motherboard without having to spend more than about $20 extra, if that.

I cant say exactly how much faster DDR2 ram is, but for $20-25 more, i think it would be well worth it.

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Old 10-08-2005, 09:51 AM   #4 (permalink)
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DDR400 used in AMD64 systems performs roughly the same, if not better than faster raw frequency DDR2 used in Intel systems due to the HTT bus memory bandwidth
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