what does 3-4-4-8-1 mean? Tags: Memory RAM Last response: December 18, 2006 8:57 PM in Memory Share Statross December 18, 2006 5:25:01 PM there's this RAM here, it says it's 3-4-4-8-1 instead of normal 4-4-4-12 or whatever...what does this mean? it's pretty expensive for 512 http://www.savastore.com/productinfo/product.aspx?catal... More about : question mpjesse December 18, 2006 8:11:04 PM Those are the timings. Unless you're overclocking, get normal 4-4-4. You won't see the difference. rwaritsdario December 18, 2006 8:57:56 PM After the four widely knowned timings there are several other subtimings, the "write recovery time" is the first of those subtimings and what that 1 represents. Treat this as regular 3-4-4-8 memory. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Solvedwhat does SATA Express and M.2 mean? Forum SolvedWhat does Power Limit (%) mean, in MSI AfterBurner? Forum Solvedwhat does superclocked and double dissipation mean? Forum SolvedWhat does the PUMP mean on the GPU? Forum SolvedWhat is does "Tray" mean in CPU terms? Forum Solvedwhat does "20/24 Pin" mean in re. to Power Supply Unit Forum SolvedWhat does it mean when ram is "highly overclockable"? Forum Solvedwhat does cpu temperature in hw monitor mean? Forum SolvedWhat does sli mean? Forum SolvedWhat does this mean Help????? Forum SolvedWhat does the voltage on a memory chip mean? Forum SolvedWhat does "overclocking" a system mean? Forum SolvedWhat does Nvidia Gameworks mean for the future? Forum Solvedwhat does 80 plus mean ? Forum SolvedOkay so what does ver 3.23 mean mobo m5a99fx pro 2.0 Forum SolvedPCI-E x16 (Compatible) what does this mean? Forum SolvedWhat does OC mean in the name? Forum SolvedWhat does this mean? That I don't have a spare PCI-e slot?! Forum SolvedWhat does Status:End of life mean? (cpu) Forum SolvedWhat does "By-Pass Model", "Doesn't have AD Board" mean in reference to a monitor? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Memory categories Compatibility DDR2 DDR3 Dual Channel RAM Corsair G.SKILL !