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Which RAM to choose? URGENT... reply fast

by gauravkrpandey / January 26, 2013 6:26 PM PST

I am looking to upgrade my system's memory. I currently have a 1GB DDR 2 6667mhz (PC2-5300) Ram. It CAS lateny is 5.0 clocks - i don't know what does these data mean?
I wish to upgrade it to 2 GB.
I got two Rams, tel me which one I should choose to get best compatiblity with previous RAM.
first ram is EVM 1 gb 667 mhz with 5-6-7-8-9-10-11 CAS Latency
and second Ram is Transcend jet ram 1 gb 667 mhz with 3, 4, 5 CAS Latency

what is CAS latncy and how does this affect?

WHAT WILL HAPPEN IF I USE 2 RAMS of different CAS Latencies? will it cause trouble.?

Kindly tell me which one to choose - evm or transcend

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Re: latency
by Kees_B Forum moderator / January 26, 2013 6:59 PM PST
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Like Kees said best to have 2 identical DIMMs than
by VAPCMD / January 26, 2013 11:05 PM PST

different brand and speeds.

Better that you tell us what Make/Mfg/Model number of the system you have, or if a clone ....what motherboard...mfg/series and model number.


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datails about my system
by gauravkrpandey / January 27, 2013 3:34 PM PST

Thank you for replying... I have Intel D945GCPE motherboard, and procesor is Intel Celeron D 420 @1.6 Ghz and I currently have a RAM with cas latency 3-4-5

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Here ya go.
by bob b / January 27, 2013 10:51 PM PST
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I second the motion ! Best chance to work
by VAPCMD / January 28, 2013 2:08 AM PST
In reply to: Here ya go.

optimally without least risk of hiccups.


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Lots of CPU options too...provided you have the
by VAPCMD / January 28, 2013 2:00 AM PST
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