DDR2 On A Budget

Overall Score

All of the RAM sticks used in this review cost, as indicated, under $100. These are all 2GB packages, as in, 2X 1GB sticks.

Buffalo FireStix FSX800D2C-K2G: $99.00 @ NCIXUS.com
800MHz, PC2-6400 Unbuffered x64 Non-ECC, 240 Pin
Timings: 5-5-5, Bank: 4, CAS: 5 Latency: N/A, Voltage: 2.1v

SUPER TALENT T8UX2GC5 @$78.99 Newegg.com
800MHz, PC2-6400 Unbuffered x64 Non-ECC, 240 Pin
Timings: 5-5-5-15, Bank: 4, CAS: 5 Latency: 15, Voltage: 1.8v

OCZ Gold OCZ28002048ELDCGE-K
@$89.99 Newegg.com
800MHz, PC2-6400 Unbuffered x64 Non-ECC, 240 Pin
Timings: 5-5-5-10, Bank: 4, CAS: 5 Latency: 10, Voltage: 2.0v

GeIL GX22GB6400DCK @$82.99 Newegg.com
800MHz, PC2-6400 Unbuffered x64 Non-ECC, 240 Pin
Timings: 5-5-5-15, Bank: 4, CAS: 5 Latency: 15, Voltage: 1.8-2.2v

A-DATA ADQVE1A16K
@$82.99 Newegg.com
800MHz, PC2-6400 Unbuffered x64 Non-ECC, 240 Pin
Timings: 5-5-5-18, Bank: 4, CAS: 5 Latency: 18, Voltage: 1.8v

pqi Turbo PQI26400
@$88.99 Newegg.com
800MHz, PC2-6400 Unbuffered x64 Non-ECC, 240 Pin
Timings: 5-5-5-15, Bank: 4, CAS: 5 Latency: 15, Voltage: 2.0v

G.SKILL F2-6400PHU2-2GBNR
@$89.99 Newegg.com
800MHz, PC2-6400 Unbuffered x64 Non-ECC, 240 Pin
Timings: 5-5-5-15, Bank: 4, CAS: 5 Latency: 15, Voltage: 1.9-2.0v

G.SKILL F2-6400CL5D-2GBNQ @$92.99 Newegg.com
800MHz, PC2-6400 Unbuffered x64 Non-ECC, 240 Pin
Timings: 5-5-5-15, Bank: 4, CAS: 5 Latency: 15, Voltage: 1.8-2.0v

Mushkin 996527 @$92.99 Newegg.com
800MHz, PC2-6400 Unbuffered x64 Non-ECC, 240 Pin
Timings: 5-5-5-12, Bank: 4, CAS: 5 Latency: 12, Voltage: 1.8v

WINTEC 3AXT6400C5-2048K
@$89.99 Newegg.com
800MHz, PC2-6400 Unbuffered x64 Non-ECC, 240 Pin
Timings: 5-5-5-15, Bank: 4, CAS: 5 Latency: 15, Voltage: 1.8v

Test Bed:
Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo X6800 @2.93GHz
Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-965P-DQ6
Rev. 2 BIOS F11
Graphics: NVIDIA 8800GTX – Asus EN8800GTX
ForceWare Release 158 – 158.22
OS: Microsoft Windows XP Professional X32 SP2

SHARE THIS POST

  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • Myspace
  • Google Buzz
  • Reddit
  • Stumnleupon
  • Delicious
  • Digg
  • Technorati

Leave A Response