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apu do i need faster ram ?

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August 12, 2013 8:39:10 AM

hey im have the amd a8 8350 apu but my ram sucks it came with my pc and it runs a around 800mhs but say if i get this ram : http://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/B008LTJJM2/ref=ox_sc... will it boost in game frames as well as general loading times ?

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August 12, 2013 8:39:57 AM

oh yeh and i am running it crossfire with the amd 6670 2gb ddr3
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August 12, 2013 11:11:34 AM

chris1010 said:
hey im have the amd a8 8350 apu but my ram sucks it came with my pc and it runs a around 800mhs but say if i get this ram : http://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/B008LTJJM2/ref=ox_sc... will it boost in game frames as well as general loading times ?

Yes, it definitely will increase the performance. Faster memory speeds are a Definite YES, for an APU. If your motherboard supports 1866MHz then go for 1866MHz instead of 1600MHz. Since, GPU has access to the system memory and does cache Data... you will benefit from the faster speeds. So go with GSKILL TridentX or RipJaws or Corsair Vengeance Pro. Good luck with the memory upgrade.
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August 12, 2013 6:11:49 PM

Am guessing the DRAM you have IS 1600 - if it shows freq as 800 - then since DDR3 is DDR (DOUBLE data Rate) it's take the freq 800 x 2 = 1600 effective - which is what you are looking at - there is no rated 800 DDR3 - 1066 is the entry point
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