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. 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-... Related resources Cas Latency vs Speed OC - Forum Mixing ram with different CAS latency and memory size - Forum Corsair vs G.Skhil / CAS latency 9 vs 11 - Forum Question about RAM speed vs . CAS latency ... - Forum CAS Latency VS . Peak data rate - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer jrwizbang August 6, 2011 2:41:26 AM Best answer selected by Jrwizbang. jrwizbang August 6, 2011 2:41:45 AM Thanks for the good and quick replies guys! Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumMemory Speed and CAS latency awesomeness! ForumCAS latency vs Speed ForumCAS # Latency 2 vs . 2.5 ForumCas latency and voltage (G.Skill) ForumRAM upgrade specs... Latency vs clock speed ? ForumRAM speed vs CAS timing ForumCas Latency ? ForumCAS Latency question ForumHow important is CAS vs . memory speed ? ForumShould I connect all my case fans to a PWM slot? ForumTube size problem ForumHow to change 3pin fan speed? Forum[Solved] Reduced RAM speed when OC'ing cpu Forum[Solved] Best Cpu Heatsink for this size case? Forum[Solved] Just purchased a Sapphire 6870 wish to clock More resources Read discussions in other Overclocking categories CPUs Motherboards Memory Chipsets Heatsinks Water Cooling Intel AMD !