I am about to start building my new computer as soon as i finish this post i have all the components, and really need some advice on memory selection im making a:
AMD 955, MSI 870A-G54, ATI 5870, 750w PSU
I went to Fry's and could not make my mind so i have all three of these sets of ram they all cost the same, and have decent heat spreaders and are 2 x 2gb i will not be overclocking my system and it will mainly be a gaming system I dont want to have to mess with BIOS if i dont have to as well. Thanks in advance.
The lower the timings the faster the memory. So the second choice is best. The Patriot I would stay away from as it needs 1.8v to get 9-9-9-24 meaning the RAM is lower quality modules. The 3rd choice is slower than the second by quite a bit. 1.65v is perfect for DDR3 1600 and the 7-8-7-20 timings are great as well so go with 2.