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November 8, 2009 1:22:30 AM

im considering kingston hyperx 4gb (2x2) ddr3 2000 memory. i have been reading to get 1333 with low latency. the memory im considering is cl8 and 8-8-8. i can get this on sale for 90$ is this a good deal? my setup is msi gd70 with phenom II 955
November 8, 2009 1:24:36 AM

btw the voltage is 1.65
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November 8, 2009 1:50:23 AM

CL8 2000MHz ram is theoretically 9% faster than even CL7 1600MHz ram, however even if you were to have massive amounts of low latency high speed ram, it still wouldnt boost performance a ton as most things are not bottlenecked by the ram. If you can get it for $90 i would go for it.
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