Just how much worse is 5-5-5-18 timings than 5-5-5-12 timings? How noticeable is the difference? The main items I'm talking about here are...
THESE Corsair 2x2GB
One's $25, the other's $45.
And, seems to be an obvious question, but are ram prices the most volatile of all computer technology? Twice now I've had to consider different ram because of fluctuations ($30 or more in a day) that shoot them out of my budget.