But which is better?

HDDFreak

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Okay, i'm still looking for ram to match up with a C2D E6300. My question is this. On this site, the following sticks of ram are the same price (pretty much).
G.Skill DDRII 667mhz CL4.4.4.12 2x512mb sticks (here)
DDRII 800mhz 2x512mb Kingston/Kingmax (here)
DDRII 1gb 2x512mb 900mhz dual channel ram (here)

Which one would be the best to buy? I'd never heard of 900mhz memory before. Would this work in all motherboards? Thanks for any help.
 

little_scrapper

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The links did take to me memories' specs, fix this and ill give you my advice.

I think you meant DIDNT dint you?

links too me to a front page and not memory. In my lookings I have been able to find DDR2 800 for pretty much the same price as the 667. Patriot, G.Skill, and A-DATA have some decent timings on ddr800 and good prices I would recommend the 800 also. Considering the prices I really havent come across too many situation where I would recommend 667. All the 2x512's DDR2 667 AND DDR2 800 are going for between $100 and $150. I would rather underclock some 800 then overclock 667 since price is the same.
 

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Fixed links, my bad, didn't notice the website used frames :oops: . In my research, I discovered that not all motherboards supported all types of memory. What happens if I drop 900mhz memory into a motherboard which only supports 800mhz memory? It will still work won't it?
 

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Any board will initially recognize the memory at a 1:1 ratio, after that you can set it at the advertised specs without any problem.
Since the Gskill is 667 and god knows where the Kingston has been, pick the 900Mhz one if you can afford it.