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Old 07-18-2005, 09:23 AM   #1 (permalink)
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found this off price watch, its 2x1gb pc4200 DDR2, 533 MHz, non-ECC, 240-pin, unbuffered, CL4. Matched Kit. LIFETIME WARRANTY! no heat sink but whatever

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Thats not really that cheap when 1gb ddr400 is around $100
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wait, which is better? ddr400 or pc4200 ddr2... the ddr2 right?
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Well it's more complex than that

AMD uses DDR only, and Intel uses DDR and DDRII

However due to AMD's memory controller and Hypertransport, AMD with DDR PC3200 outpeforms a Intel with DDR II 533
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well thats cause ddr2 isnt all its was cracked up to be but there is some good stuff dont get the 533 get the 667 or something i forget what exactly it is and dont get the value stuff if u plan on overclocking
and 215$ isnt all that cheap
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