Memory advice please

  Giggle n' Bits 20:12 01 Nov 05

Soon I will be building a new Windows XP, Athlon 64 3400, 256 AGP x8, system.

I have in the past used Crucial memory like there PC2700 DDR

I see there are more expensive types like kingston, Geil, Corsair etc and they have these things called heat spredder which look like little metal covers on the memory. I take it that these are used for cooling the memory down.

Is there anything else that makes these kingston, Geil & corsair memory Dimms any better than Crucials own at the end of the day what is a good 256MB PC2700 Dimm

What motherboards take DDR2 ? any or only new motherboards.

Interested in your advice/help.

  wotbus@ 20:22 01 Nov 05

Not too sure about this but first you must choose the mobo which will take your proposed cpu and other specs. From there I would suggest you fit the fastest memory the mobo manu suggests. If Crucial fits the bill and is cheapest go for it as it carries a pretty bomb-proof guarantee.

  Giggle n' Bits 22:23 01 Nov 05

Looking deeper at the crucial support site has lots of info and answers my question.

Thanks for your call to my post though !

  MIke 23:23 01 Nov 05

If you are going to buy Crucial memory don't forget to access the site via click here

There is currently a 4% discount rate for PC Advisor readers see ad in lastest edition of Mag.

Crucial have excellent customer service too.

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