Which ram is better (compare)

3 choices OCZ PC2-4200 2x512 cas3, OCZ PC2-5400 2x512 cas4, or
Kingston HyperX PC-3200 2x512 cas2


OCZ 1GB PC2-4200 Gold Dual Channel DDR2 Kit (2 x 512MB)

Manufacturer: OCZ
SKU: 6046
Part No: OCZ25331024ELDCGE-K

Our Price:
$129.95

Product Info

* OCZ Gold DDR2 is designed to offer gamers incredible high frequency performance and speed for a lower price point. OCZ PC2-4200 Gold Series boasts 3-3-3 timings—lower latencies than standard DDR2-533—combating system lag time and helping deliver maximum frame rates.

All OCZ Gold DDR2 products are 100% hand-tested to ensure reliable performance. Furthermore, every DDR2-533 Dual Channel Kit is confirmed as a matched pair to ensure flawless performance on most motherboards. Each member of the OCZ PC2-4200 Gold family offers integrated gold mirrored copper heatspreaders for efficient heat dissipation, a lifetime warranty, toll-free technical support and the exclusive EVP® (Extended Voltage Protection) coverage.

Manufactured to OCZ's rigid standards for quality and performance, the OCZ Gold DDR2 is the ultimate gaming solution and a must-have for a mission complete.

Features

* - 533MHz DDR2
- CL 3-3-3-8 (CAS-TRCD-TRP-TRAS)
- 1GB (2X512) dual channel optimized kits
- Gold Mirrored Copper Heatspreader
- OCZ Enhanced Latency Technology
- OCZ's unique Extended Voltage Protection feature allows PC2-4200 modules to handle voltages up to 2.2V ±5% and still be covered by our Lifetime Warranty.
- Lifetime Warranty

Specifications

* Size: 1GB (2 x 512MB Modules)
Speed: PC2-4200
Frequency: 533MHz
Timings: CL 3-3-3-8 (CAS-TRCD-TRP-TRAS)
Voltage: 1.8 Volts
Pins: 240-Pin DIMM

Warranty

* Lifetime Warranty

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OCZ 1GB PC2-5400 Gold Dual Channel DDR2 Kit (2 x 512MB)

Manufacturer: OCZ
SKU: 6047
Part No: OCZ26671024ELDCGE-K

Our Price:
$144.95

Product Info

* OCZ Gold DDR2 is designed to offer gamers incredible high frequency performance and speed for a lower price point. OCZ PC2-5400 Gold Series boasts 4-4-4 timings—lower latencies than standard DDR2-677—combating system lag time and helping deliver maximum frame rates.

All OCZ Gold DDR2 products are 100% hand-tested to ensure reliable performance. Furthermore, every DDR2-677 Dual Channel Kit is confirmed as a matched pair to ensure flawless performance on most motherboards. Each member of the OCZ PC2-5400 Gold family offers integrated gold mirrored copper heatspreaders for efficient heat dissipation, a lifetime warranty, toll-free technical support and the exclusive EVP® (Extended Voltage Protection) coverage.

Manufactured to OCZ's rigid standards for quality and performance, the OCZ Gold DDR2 is the ultimate gaming solution and a must-have for a mission complete.

Features

* - 667MHz DDR2
- CL 4-4-4-8 (CAS-TRCD-TRP-TRAS)
- 1GB (2X512) dual channel optimized kits
- Gold Mirrored Copper Heatspreader
- OCZ's unique Extended Voltage Protection feature allows PC2-5400 modules to handle voltages up to 2.2V ±5% and still be covered by our Lifetime Warranty.
- OCZ Enhanced Latency Technology
- Lifetime Warranty

Specifications

* Size: 1GB (2 x 512MB Modules)
Speed: PC2-5400
Frequency: 677MHz
Timings: CL 4-4-4-8 (CAS-TRCD-TRP-TRAS)
Voltage: 1.8 Volts
Pins: 240-Pin DIMM

Warranty

* Lifetime Warranty

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Kingston HyperX 1GB PC3200 Dual Channel DDR Kit (2 x 512MB - $124.95 After $25 Mail-in Rebate)

Manufacturer: Kingston
SKU: 4001
Part No: KHX3200AK2/1G

Our Price:
$149.95

Product Info

* Kingston HyperX memory is designed based on the latest DDR specifications available, and is 100% tested at Kingston's flagship factories. Plus, these Kingston modules come with the standard Kingston lifetime warranty and toll-free Tech Support. Built with the best-quality components, Kingston HyperX is competitively priced and is the choice for the serious gamer.

Kingston's HyperX kits are designed and tested to meet dual channel architecture requirements such as those found on chipsets and motherboards like nVidia's nforce2, and Intel's® Canterwood and Springdale

Size

* 2 x 512MB, 1024MB Total

Speed

* - PC3200
- 400MHz
- CL 2-3-2-6-1 timing

Pins:

* 184 Pin DIMM

Warranty:

* Kingston Lifetime Warranty
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  1. kingston prices are too high ( generally )
    if you get a p4, use ddr2 if you get an amd64, use ddr

    onchip memory controller in amd's gave intel the chance to have at least a feature amd couldn't afford.
  2. INTEL: DDR2 AMD: DDR Just Go With Whaetever RAM Has The Highest Speed/Lowest Latency Combination For Withcever RAM Ya Need (Make Sure Ya Get 2GB, Minimum 1GB) Just Look At My Systems Specs Below
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