Some people have told me that if you are going to overclock memory to get OCZ Platinum edition RAM....not really sure why but if you're going OCZ and want to OC get the Platinum the Gold editions are set up for gaming
I was always worried about timings before I realized you can make up for timings with overall bandwidth(I'd actually say its the other way around). In other words, ram running at 2.5-3-3-6 at even 240 is going to get spanked by ram running at 3-4-4-8 at 260-280mhz.
For that much money could could buy a NF4 Mboard and a 7800GT!
Don't spend more the $200, it's not worth it.
I've been spending a bunch of time benchmarking my old ram config and my new ram config and high end ram has the worst $$$ to performance increase ratio.
Take my advise and get DDR500 RAM 2x1gig sticks if you are overclocking and play games.
I tried to get the low timing ram and OC it and I'm just not seeing the numbers that I would see if I had DDR500 ram running at DDR550mhz with a 1:1 overclock.
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