Solved Clock Speed vs. Cas Latency vs. Size Tags: Memory Latency Internet Explorer Overclocking Last response: August 6, 2011 2:41 AM in Overclocking Share jrwizbang August 6, 2011 1:18:22 AM I was wondering what matters most with ram, and for what sort of application? ie: gaming, rendering, photo editing, etc. More about : clock speed cas latency size 4745454b a b } Memory a b K Overclocking August 6, 2011 1:36:26 AM Seeing as you listed completely different tasks, I'm going to say each of those matter in different ways. Except for gaming. Just get 4 to 8GBs of any ram and you'll be fine. m 0 l Best solution RetiredChief a b } Memory a b K Overclocking August 6, 2011 2:26:39 AM Here is an artical from Anand's that looks at the effects of speed/timing (as it pertains to the SB systems). The link points to the "final word', but you can look at the indivdual benches. http://www.anandtech.com/show/4503/sandy-bridge-memory-... Share Related resources Low cas latency vs high speed - Forum Low cas latency vs high speed - Forum CAS Latency vs Speed for RAM - Forum CAS Latency vs Speed for RAM - Forum Cas Latency vs Speed OC - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer jrwizbang August 6, 2011 2:41:26 AM Best answer selected by Jrwizbang. m 0 l jrwizbang August 6, 2011 2:41:45 AM Thanks for the good and quick replies guys! m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Question about RAM speed vs. CAS latency... Forum SolvedRAM Latency vs. Clock speed: which and why? Forum SolvedLatency vs. Clock speed Forum SolvedMixing 2 sets of RAM same CAS size/Latency/voltage/speed, slightly different timing Forum Clock speed vs cas Forum SolvedRAM clock speeds and cas latency bios changes. Forum RAM upgrade specs... Latency vs clock speed? Forum SolvedCAS vs Speed help Forum CAS Latency VS. Peak data rate Forum Memory timings vs CAS latency Forum CAS# Latency 2 vs. 2.5 Forum CAS latency vs registered DIMMs Forum SolvedCAS Latency or RAM Speed? Forum SolvedCAS vs Bus Speed For Server Build Forum SolvedMixing RAM with the same CAS and Latency but higher speed. Forum More resources Read discussions in other Overclocking categories CPUs Motherboards Memory Chipsets Heatsinks Water Cooling Intel AMD !