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    Re: (Yet Another) New Build Thread

    Yeah I remember reading that when I was buying my E6600, havn't really heard it since though.

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    Re: (Yet Another) New Build Thread

    Slightly tighter timings mean ~2-3% better memory performance. Memory is maybe a 10% contributor to system performance (and in many situations much less). You do the math. DDR3 looks to be more affected, but even 10% of 20% is only 2%...

    Get tighter if you can, but don't break the bank to do it. Stability is far more important.

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