what speed memory?

  SmileyNoBike 12:07 27 Nov 07

I am building a new system, but it has been a few years since my last build and some things have changed slightly, ie different memory speeds!

I will be purchasing the following (unless someone can offer an alternative for similar value)
MSI P35 NEO-F Intel P35 Socket 775 PCI-E DDR2 SATA II
Intel Core 2 Duo E6750 1333 FSB
NVIDIA GeForce 8800 GT 512MB.

I would like to add 2 Gig (either 1x 2048 or 2x 1024 modules)of memory but am unsure whether to use 677 or 800MHz memory. Also what's with the unbuffered/non ecc details. Does this make any difference to performance?

The PC will be used for general duties (surfing, office apps) & gaming.

Cheers for your time and advice


  ambra4 12:15 27 Nov 07

Go here and take a read all about unbuffered/non ecc memory

click here

  RobCharles1981 12:21 27 Nov 07

The Motherboard you intend buying supports DDR2 6400 Speed click here

But why don't you get the Asus Striker Extreme??

  Totally-braindead 12:28 27 Nov 07

Regarding buffered and ecc if you get the wrong type it won't work.
I would get my memory from Crucial personally as they guarantee it will work click here

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