800 or 1066 for this cpu/mb Tags: Memory DDR2 CPUs Last response: August 22, 2007 6:33 PM in Memory Share Nextogen August 22, 2007 3:38:06 PM I read about this DDR2 800Mhz vs. DDR2 1066Mhz thing but I just need to see if someone (who, maybe, have this mb and cpu in his system) will give me a good advice and help me decide. mobo: Gigabyte GA-P35-DS3R cpu: Intel C2D E6750 Maybe I'll OC later on, but not for the moment... Some of the RAMs I was thinking about (I'll get 2gb): Kingston HyperX 1G DDR2 800 CL5 Kit 64MX64 Non-ECC 800MHz 240-pin Unbuff. DIMM 1.95V GEIL 1GB PC2-6400 DDR2 800Mhz Black Dragon, 4-4-4-12 GEIL 1GB PC2-8500 DDR2 1066Mhz Black Dragon, 5-5-5-15 OCZ 1GB DDR2, 1066MHz Reaper Heatpipe HS/CL5-5-5-15 /Kit The main question: is 1066 worth it? Fill free to suggest which memory would you use. Thanks More about : 800 1066 cpu jwolf24601 August 22, 2007 4:35:23 PM Nextogen said:GEIL 1GB PC2-6400 DDR2 800Mhz Black Dragon, 4-4-4-12 GEIL 1GB PC2-8500 DDR2 1066Mhz Black Dragon, 5-5-5-15 I bet these two are the same chip one with higher timings and faster clock the other with lower timings and slower clock. I would go with whichever of these two is cheaper... Maziar a b } Memory a b à CPUs August 22, 2007 5:02:25 PM both 4-4-12 and 5-5-5-15 are good but i will choose 4-4-4-12 Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer Nextogen August 22, 2007 6:33:32 PM Sorry for being indefinite. I thought about it and I think, when the time comes, I'll just upgrade to 4Gb. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Solved1066fsb CPU in a 800 system? Forum SolvedDDR3 800/1066/1333/1600/1866 which one to buy for my mobo?? Forum SolvedCan I use DDR2 800 and 1066 sticks together? Forum SolvedMotherboard with a ddr2-800 standard still compatible with ddr2 1066? Forum 1066 mhz ram on 800 mhz motherboard Forum SolvedWhat RAM should I buy 800MHz/1066MHz? Forum SolvedDDR2 RAM: Better performance with 5GB @ 800MHz or 4GB @ 1066MHz? Forum SolvedBuy new PC or upgrade 4G 800hz RAM to 8GB DDR3-1066MHz for Core2 Duo CPU T6600@2 Forum SolvedHow much of a difference with 1066MHz & 800 MHzram speed using photoshop Forum SolvedCan I put DDR3 1600 in mobo that takes DDR3 800/1066/1333? Forum SolvedDoes DDR2 800 or DDR3 1066 use more power or create more heat??? Forum Solved800mhz ram in 1066 slots? Forum Will this work? 4gb DDR2 800mhz ram and 4gb DDR2 1066mhz ram? Forum Core 2 Quad 1066 in 800MHz Laptop Forum SolvedWhat is the best overclocking DDR2 memory and 800MHz vs 1066MHz Forum SolvedPairing Memory OC 800+ with 1066 Forum SolvedWill a Mobo with DDR2 1200/1066 ram support allow me to use 800Mhz ram Forum SolvedDDR2-1066 appears as DDR2-800 Forum SolvedDdr800 or 1066? Forum SolvedDDR3 1333(O.C.)/1066/800 Forum More resources Read discussions in other Memory categories Compatibility DDR2 DDR3 Dual Channel RAM Corsair G.SKILL !