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Noriega
11-11-08, 07:34 AM
I feel 2GB are not enough for new games so I need to buy some 4GB. I tried to find some reviews but didnt find anything interesting.

EciDemon
11-11-08, 07:39 AM
More ram is always nice :D

I can't say I noticed that much of a difference from going from 2 to 4gb and under xp i see no difference at all (it reports about 3.5gb available there).
But I do sleep better at night ;)

Noriega
11-11-08, 10:32 AM
But what should I buy ; ] ?

LovingSticky
11-11-08, 01:20 PM
RAM speed does not make much performance difference really, even DDR2-800 CL5 will do almost as fine (1% difference) as DDR2-1066 CL5.

http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/ram-speed-tests,1807.html

Noriega
11-11-08, 01:56 PM
RAM speed does not make much performance difference really, even DDR2-800 CL5 will do almost as fine (1% difference) as DDR2-1066 CL5.

http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/ram-speed-tests,1807.html

That's why I wrote 800mhz CL4 in the topic?

LovingSticky
11-11-08, 02:06 PM
Pretty much any memory will do (as long as it works without errors) :-)

Get the cheapes one with reasonable RMA rate. Kingmax, Kingston, A-DATA, Patriot. No need really to pay for OCZ, Corsair, Mushkin. They will NOT make a difference.

Noriega
11-12-08, 03:26 AM
I heard that A-Data Extreme Edition are overclocking good so I bought them.

EciDemon
11-12-08, 04:21 AM
I went with ram rated higher then cpu needed so I just upped the fsb and set ram to 1:1 ratio. I saw no point overclocking memory when higher rated ram cost the same :)