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Old 08-02-2005, 06:14 PM   #1 (permalink)
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What's best.... 2 x 512mb pc3200 DDR ram or 4x 512mb pc2700 DDR ram ?

Click HERE and click on the configure button, 3rd option down u get the choice 2 x 512mb pc3200 DDR ram or 4x 512mb pc2700 DDR ram.

Help me decide please.


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Old 08-02-2005, 08:21 PM   #2 (permalink)
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go with the 3200 because thats the fastest for amd right now. You really dont need 2 gigs thought right now 1 gig is just fine. Later when prgrams are much more taxing go and add some more.
definitly 3200

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Yes i agree go with the 3200 sticks 1gig is just fine not many apps that use more then 1gig of mem anyways
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Old 08-03-2005, 10:15 AM   #4 (permalink)
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Thanks guys.

I had already made my order which was for the 2gig 2700.
But ive just called and cancelled the upgrade, so im now back to 1gig at 3200.
Cheers for the help.
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Old 08-03-2005, 10:51 AM   #5 (permalink)
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I had a similar question, and everyone told me the 3200.
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Old 08-03-2005, 11:24 AM   #6 (permalink)
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thats weird that they would offer that. PC2700 actually runs more expensive than the 3200 in my area. I can get a stick of 512 mb PC3200 400 mhz for $25 after rebates, I can get a stick of 256 mb PC2700 333 mhz for $50. Go figure. (At Fry's Electronics)
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Old 08-03-2005, 11:34 AM   #7 (permalink)
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Well, the pc2700 ram sticks are more expensive cause they tend to use more expensive chips I bet. pc3200 seems to be much more efficient, thus the lowered prices.

Anywho, yeah, if you ever needed more ram, you could always just buy another stick of 512MB or a stick of 1GB of PC3200 ram.
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yeah, they move a lot more of the product with PC 3200, thereby lowering prices. PC 2700 is only purchased from a select few whose motherboards support only up to 333 mhz.



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