AMD 2600 (333FSB vs 233FSB)

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  1. AbortionSurvivor

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    AMD 2600 (333FSB vs 266FSB)

    Now correct me if i am wrong, but isn't a FSB of 333 faster then that of a FSB of 266? I ask this because it seems that a FSB of 266Mhz seems to cost more then 333Mhz
    also which speed ram is recommend for these FSB's?
     
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    well for the 266mhz cpu, you can use 266mhz or faster ram, and for the 333mhz cpu, use 333mhz or faster ram.
    More systems are using 333mhz ddr, so it's just cheaper, there's no trick to it.
     
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    266 MHz FSB translates into PC2100 DDR RAM.
    333 MHz FSB translates into PC2700 DDR RAM.

    Also, you can get faster RAM for your system (I'm running PC3200 while I have a 333 MHz FSB on my processor), however, Athlon processors perform better when the FSB and RAM are running in sync. So, despite having PC3200 RAM, I'm running it at PC2700 speeds. If you're into overclocking, you definately need to get higher speed RAM as low-quality RAM will hold you back. I don't recommend overclocking though.
     
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    the barton 2500+ is also one hell of an overclocker. Many people are running 220-230fsb with the chips, plus you get the benefit of double the L2 cache over the 2600+.
     
  5. vudoodoodoo

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    What ram do you have? I am overclocking mine right now too. I'm running 190x11.
     
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