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Cheap Corsair Memory

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August 30, 2010 11:31:53 AM

I've just bought a cheap 4GB Stick of RAM which hasn't arrived yet but I'm already getting buyers remorse. Its this -

http://www.ebuyer.com/product/235776

(Corsair CMV4GX3M1A1333C9)

There is an average 1 * rating which wasn't there when I bought it but I can't find another review out there on this stick. Am I mising something or is this an alright stick?

My system is going to be - AMD 965, a 65 GB SSD for OS and apps, a 890G chipset mobo (probably getting gygabyte) and a 5770 (I'll add a second when I can afford it).

Is this memory stick going to be a bottleneck? I was under the impression that memory was far enough ahead of other components that it didn't really matter if you bought a cheaper stick.

Thanks for your help

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August 30, 2010 11:42:28 AM

Well, there shouldn't be any problems, as far as i can see. Better RAM's are available though. Frequency is fine. But you could have gone for some lower latency RAM's, like CL7 or CL6.
August 30, 2010 12:04:36 PM

ok cheers
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