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Discussion in 'System Builder's Advice' started by Dop3KinG, Jul 11, 2010.

  1. Dop3KinG New Member

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    Hi please help i dont know what to do:confused:.Is it worth ditching my board which useses ddr 2 ram for a ddr 3 board.will i get much benefit from it or is it a wate of money? i use my pc for gaming and video encoding
     
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    Mussels Moderprator Staff Member

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    you will get very little benefit going to DDR3.
     
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    Agreed it will help with the extra bandwidth but not as much. Now, if you want to go ahead and get it to go to a new proc and what not, that is cool. However, Id stay with what you have.
     
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    I would just get a better graphics card, if I were you.
    I'm happy with my rig on DDR2.
    I decided to skip upgrading this generation.
    I'll wait for the 8 core procs and the HD 6970 :D
     

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