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Memory Timings vs Speed...Please Help!!!

Last response: in Components
May 2, 2006 5:17:57 PM

Hey guys,

probably a quick and easy one.

Which would you prefer?

(2x1024) @ 386mhz (2-3-2-5-10-16)


(2x1024) @ 420mhz (3-3-3-5-11-16)

my mobo won let me rais FSB higher than 210 so these are my 2 options really at 2.3ghz on the setup below!
P.S. I mostly game on this comp...anywhere from MMO's to FPS! Pretty much everything!

Thanks in advance for you help!



Antec NeoHE 550w PS
Gigabyte GA-K8N Pro
AMD Athlon 3700+ Sandy @ 2.3ghz - "Arctic Freezer 64"
2gb (2x1gb) Patriot Performance Memory (2-3-2-5)
Sapphire X1900XTX 512mb
(2x120gb WD SATA HD's) - Raid 0
!Mobo Limiting OC!

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May 3, 2006 10:27:18 AM

(2x1024) @ 420mhz (3-3-3-5-11-16)

Would be my choice, keep the FSB:D RAM ratio 1:1.

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