registered and unbuffred - what's the diff? Tags: Memory RAM Last response: August 23, 2001 4:49 AM in Memory Share Anonymous a b } Memory July 29, 2001 6:25:13 PM what's the difference between registered and unbuffered ram? i noticed that registered is a couple bucks more expensive, but almost the same. More about : registered unbuffred diff Arrow July 29, 2001 6:38:20 PM The FAQs at crucial.com and mushkin.com should enrich your understanding. Rob Please visit <b><A HREF="http://www.ncix.com/canada/index.cfm?affiliateid=319048" target="_new">http://www.ncix.com/canada/index.cfm?affiliateid=319048...;/A></b> Philisoft August 21, 2001 8:56:59 AM I'm glad this question was raised, I had it in my head while looking over crucial's ram prices and saw the two variations listed. The answers are in ther faq. Here's a link to the difference between the two: http://support.crucial.com/scripts/crucial.exe/solution... And here's a link to which is faster (unbuffered): http://support.crucial.com/scripts/crucial.exe/solution... Also be careful, because they are apparently not interchangeable. I think unbuffered is the standard so that's what I'm getting. -Phil Crosby http://www.philisoft.com http://www.graphics-design.com Related resources Need help to select hw for ac project - i7 or Xenon? - Forum CPU Choice and compatibility, real performance diff - Forum ECC, non-ecc, registered ? - Forum DDR - ECC Registered vs. Unbuffered? - Forum ZwCreateFile or IoCreateFile.. What the diff ?? - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer igottaknife August 22, 2001 5:53:48 PM And the FAQ's in this forum show you how to leave a working <A HREF="http://forumz.tomshardware.com/modules.php?name=Forums&..." target="_new">link</A>. :tongue: To <b>HELL</b> with your damned cookie.... ptooo!! Change the signature of the week Philisoft August 23, 2001 4:49:10 AM bah =P no time for such things. -Phil Crosby http://www.philisoft.com http://www.graphics-design.com Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources E6600 and E6700 - whats the diff . other than clock speed Forum Cant register account under email used? Forum Holy crap! HUGE diff in Core Temp beta! Ack! Forum Is there a big Diff ? Forum Startup/Shutdown diff prob Forum Folding@Home: THGC Needs You -Team 40051 Forum What are the difference between these, Forum What CPU can handle the most ram before maxing out? Forum Can i re- register windows xp on to a new pc?? Forum GA x79-ud3, wont resume from sleep when booted in RAID Forum I want to buy a new motherboard, what should I get? Forum AMD vs Intel Forum ASUS P8z77-V Question???? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Memory categories Compatibility DDR2 DDR3 Dual Channel RAM Corsair G.SKILL !