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Old 12-05-2004, 11:26 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I am planning on upgrading my memory and I can get a gig of DDR 266 real cheap, but my system can handle DDR 400 even if my bank account really can't at the moment. How much of a difference would it be for gaming between the two different RAM speeds? A big difference or only a little? I'd hate to wait out, save for a couple of weeks, and spend the extra bucks for the higher speed RAM only to find out I wouldn't really notice the difference.
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There will be a noticable difference. I would wait, save some money and get the DDR400. It also depends on the game, you won't notice any difference in older games.
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There will be a noticable difference. I would wait, save some money and get the DDR400. It also depends on the game, you won't notice any difference in older games.
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Old 12-06-2004, 12:59 PM   #4 (permalink)
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well, here is data through puts of DDR Memories: (on single channel motherboards)

DDR-200 = 1.6GB/s
DDR-266 = 2.1GB/s
DDR-333 = 2.7 GB/s
DDR-400 = 3.2 GB/s

Now choice is yours
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