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CAS Latency or Dual-channel more important?
Jun 19, 2010, 4:03 PM
i wanna know what is more important Dual-channel or case latency of the ram
i mean if i would buy 2 stick each one has 1 gb and case latency 6 to make dual channel or buy 2 gb (1 stick )ram and case latency is 4 or 5????
so what is more important ??? and why ??
and thanks in advance
Jun 21, 2010
latency dual channel important
Jun 19, 2010, 4:57 PM
Part of the equation also depends on what you use your PC for most of the time.
In my case I'm not a gamer so I prefer going with Dual Channel and it's ability to deal with more bandwidth.
If someone is into a lot of gaming or 3D then faster access which is tied to latency might be preferable.
I realize it's a bit dated but this article might give you a better idea of what the differences are.........
Jun 21, 2010, 2:11 PM
CAS 4 or 5 will be faster, but the dual channel will move more data. The two are not quite the same thing.
Imagine: you are moving. Which do you want - a fast, zippy little two seat sports car or a station wagon towing a trailer?
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Jun 21, 2010, 2:45 PM
Hi newcomer and welcome to the Tom's hardware forum.
Both are important. In ur case the best option are CL4 or CL5 since a lower CL means a faster RAM.
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