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Old 01-06-2008, 04:52 PM   #1
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I'm upgrading my system right now:

Specs Before:
Core 2 Duo E3400 1.8Ghz per core
Generic Gateway Motherboard (whatever it's called)
2GB DDR2 533 RAM
ATI Radeon x1600 Pro 512MB

Specs After:
Core 2 Duo E4300 1.8Ghz per core (I'm going to overclock)
GIGABYTE GA-P35-DS3L LGA 775 Intel P35 ATX Intel Motherboard
2GB DDR2 533 RAM
GeForce 8800 GT 512GB

So my new system will be moderately decent, but should I upgrade my RAM to DDR2 800 or something? I don't know how much the speed of RAM will affect my overall performance.

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Old 01-06-2008, 06:04 PM   #2
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If you have the money I would say upgrade to 800 mhz. Ram nowadays is very cheap, shouldn't cost you much.

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Old 01-06-2008, 06:57 PM   #3
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If you have the money you could upgrade but, depending on the brand, you should be able to overclock it to DDR400 (800MHz)
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