Ok, I am probably sure that you guys get this all of the time but I am having trouble understanding the whole timing and CAS latencies. I am going to buy a 4GB kit of DDR2-800 RAM but I am unsure of what is the best to get. First off I have three to choose from on my budget, G. Skill at 5 CL, Patriot at 4 CL and OCZ at 4 CL. So first I eliminated the G. Skill, assuming that the Patriot and OCZ are faster because of the 4 CL rating. Next I examined the timings. Patriot is 4-4-4-12 and the OCZ is 4-5-4-18. I am assuming that the Patriot brand is better because the numbers are lower? Or do I have this all wrong? The Patriot is going to cost about $120 and the OCZ will be about $80 because Newegg is having a rebate special on the OCZ. Is the Patriot worth the extra money?