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2gb or 4gb with lower latencies?

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  • RAM
  • Corsair
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September 2, 2007 10:18:34 AM

i was using 2gb 667 corsair value ram running it at 1:1 ratio with my fsb at 370(3.33ghz) on an e6600.

bought 2gb geil 800mhz low latency stuff (cus it was cheap :D ) and am running it at 1:1 ratio(which means it currently under 800mhz) also with the lower latencies than the corsair (4-4-4-12 compared to 5-5-5-15)

now to my question......

i do gaming and lots of 3d and photoshop and am wondering if it wud be better to have 4gb ram running at 5-5-5-15 or just keep the 2gb at 4-4-4-12. which one would give the most noticeable and real world usefulness gain?

im using xp pro 32bit so i no it will only b about 3.25gb(or sumin like that)

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September 2, 2007 11:30:00 AM

Another vote for 4GB
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September 2, 2007 1:03:31 PM

The change in timings probably wouldn't be noticeable except in benchmarks, double the ram you would most certainly notice

My vote goes for 4GB
September 3, 2007 9:20:59 AM

4gb it is.

after reading thru my post agin i realise it is quite a silly question with an obvious answer :p 

cheers for replying tho :D 
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