Originally Posted by Roadhog
definitely not. My DDR2 800 is plenty fast for anything I can throw at it.
I think that when it comes to PC performance these days memory is of the least concern. I would buy a faster hard drive before faster memory.
For the gaming ethusiast budget priority when considering performance should be:
3. Hard Drive
Although I usually rank the mobo higher when considering the full system platform and not just performance.