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im currently using Corsair XMS 3500llpro, but i was wondering if the ddr500 corsair xms ram is really better, or is it not worth the upgrade, cuz selling my 3500llpro and goin to the pc4000 is like a 40$ upgrade

but for some reason, the 3500llpro costs more than the pc4000 xms ram

not my ram but u'll get teh point - pc3200
the other ram - pc4000
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put them in

not my ram but u'll get teh point - pc3200
the other ram - pc4000
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post #4 of 10
I'd say the XMS PC3200. Lower cas latency, and I think those will overclock a lot nicer than the PC4000, but I could be wrong.
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post #5 of 10
If your not overclocking then go for the ones with the tighter timings - if you are going to overclock; which it looks like you are seeing as you've got an Opty 165; spend the money if you can afford it and go for the PC4000
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post #6 of 10
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oh, and thats not my ram btw, i cant find the 3500llpro, which is slightly faster, but costs 350$, the pc3200 is slightly cheaper, but yeah, im gettin the opty for christmas and i plan on overclocking

Edit: i just read the pc4000 xms ram is not a good memory overclocker, while mine can hit pretty good mhz when u loosen the timings
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post #7 of 10
What can yours hit?

If it can't hit higher than 250mhz, go for the PC4000.
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post #8 of 10
How high have you gotten you RAM to? That is the ultimate question.
Mist DDR500 that's available don't OC much, usually 10 or 15MHz more. So since you already have 2G od very low lat 3500, an up grade amy turn into nothing of an improvement.
Not sure what you current RAM can do, google it and look for reviews for referances on settings and such
    
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post #9 of 10
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at stock cpu, ive hit 250mhz w/ 3-3-3-6 timings stable, so yeah i think i'll stick w/ wat i got
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Originally Posted by im_not_an_artard View Post
at stock cpu, ive hit 250mhz w/ 3-3-3-6 timings stable, so yeah i think i'll stick w/ wat i got
Good thinking
If they were 512 it would be a whole different story
    
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