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Thread: Looking for some improvement

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    Looking for some improvement

    And to upgrade some hardware.

    I am considering some memory since it is fairly cheap these days. I plan to upgrade my MoBo @ processor in the next few months; therefor I would like to take this in consideration. I hear the magic number is DDR2 800, but I am courious to know if it is better to wait for DDR3.

    I plan to utilize the memory for gaming and video editing; therefore I want to get something that I am not dissappointed with.

    Thanks in advance.
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    DDR3 is yet to prove itself. On the other hand, it will probably prove itself in the near future. If you want to be future proof, I would go a motherboard that supports DDR3 (such as the P35).
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