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Old 07-29-2005, 09:56 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Good memory/no overclocking

What would you consider a really good memory for no overclocking. I do video editing and do play a couple of games. No big time ones though. Do I need cl 2.5? or is 3 fine? I will be getting 2gb and would like to keep it under 200.

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Old 07-29-2005, 10:08 AM   #2 (permalink)
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get the lowest cl you can afford.

so, umm, err yeah
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Old 07-29-2005, 10:40 AM   #3 (permalink)
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no it doesnt matter just go and get corsair value select
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Don't go for the corsiar value, as it is generic ram with the price bumped up for them being a middle man. Get the cheapest one avalible - the fastest your motherboard can handle, e.g. for AMD 64 PC3200

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Old 07-29-2005, 11:01 AM   #5 (permalink)
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thanks. do you have any specific examples?
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Old 07-29-2005, 11:41 AM   #6 (permalink)
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Anything, if your not overclocking all memory is the same.

However with timings, you can get around a 2% increase in speed memory wise, but this is not worth it since you are paying extra money.

Corsair value select are a good choice, their cheap, they have a warranty, and their good quality

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