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ok so all the new DDR3 1333 (PC3 10600) memory has a cas latency of either 8 or 9. isint the smaller the number the better? i thought? it just seems that if thats the case, the mew ddr3 1333 memory should be lower if its new cause the smaller the bettter?

am i wrong or just stupid?
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Both the speed and the latencies affect performance. With a ridiculously fast speed and a higher latency, it performs about as well as the current top-end DDR2 modules.

Perhaps better, some "research" done by a fellow member of OCN shows that higher speeds and slow timings yield slightly better performance than low speeds and quick timings.
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ahhh thank you
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