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Old 07-09-07, 08:23 PM   #7
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Default Re: Memory timings!

Faster ram doesnt really do anything unless you're overclocking your FSB.

A stock 1066Mhz FSB CPU runs the ram at DDR2-533 (266Mhz DDR). Even the new 1333Mhz FSB chips will only take advantage of DDR2-667 by default.

Sticking 1066Mhz ram in your system isn't going to do you any good unless you plan on doubling your FSB. And even then, increasing memory bandwidth doesn't seem to do a whole lot in most situations. The main thing you gain with faster ram is more overclocking headroom for the rest of your system.
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