Memory Buying Guide For Beginners

Memory Buying Guide For Beginners
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By Paul Deans
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Memory Buying Guide For Beginners

Buying the right memory module for your desktop computer system or server system can get hectic, and there are almost more than a ton of different memory modules out in the market that can make your search for the right one pretty overwhelming. To cut things short, if you don’t know what exactly you’re looking for then you’re in for a tiring search.

Don’t sweat it if you’re a beginner looking to buy memory modules for your desktop or server system, we have put together some key points that will help you get the right memory module, plus saving you hundreds of dollars. 

Important Buying Tips

  1. Always remember to know about your requirements before spending all your money on a RAM memory card. You wouldn’t be needing to spend a whacking $200 on a 16GB or a 32GB module when you’re just needing to run normal applications. The more beefy RAM card variants with 16 and 32 GBs can be allocated for the gamers and people with extensive data loads. You can find both best rams in affordable prices at our store.
  2. You should also avoid paying for a memory module with clock speeds that aren’t supported by your rig, and particularly with some low-end mainstream Intel CPUs and chipsets. Take it like this, if your system supports only 2666 MHz clock speed, then there is no point in buying a RAM memory module that runs at 3500 MHz. The bad part is that you won’t be able to achieve higher speeds, ironically you are more likely to end up at lower fallback speeds. Always check the motherboard manufacturer’s specifications for the supported speeds before buying.
  3. Higher clock speeds can have the most impact only when you’re using integrated graphics. But, if you’re planning to run games without using a dedicated graphics card, then you’ll probably notice significantly better performance and frame rates if you go for the faster (supported) memory module. And, if you’re wanting to spend more on components that give extra speed, as well as higher-clocked memory, then you can go for a dedicated graphics card that will deliver a much better game play experience.
  4. There are many applications and games that don’t really benefit from faster RAM memory cards and better timings. There are almost very little number of software that will be affected by throwing in faster, better-timing memory. Some games will obviously see a definite benefit including compression software (including but not limited to) Winrar, 7-zip, and also some of the heavier content creation software. Remember to know about the requirements of the software you need the most, that way you won’t end up throwing hundreds of dollars in for nothing. Also, if you’re not running memory sensitive software and applications and you have a dedicated graphics card installed.
  5. Heat spreaders and lights installed on your CPU are not always that useful if your rig is not heating. Normally, most memory modules don’t run fast enough to produce that much heat (unless you’re pushing it over the limits with manual overclocking) for you to be needing Metal Heat Spreaders for your rig. You don;t have to worry if there is sufficient air circulation through the CPU case and over the installed memory slot.

Final Word:

In the end it is always about your personal preferences when you’re out for buying memory modules for your desktop or server system. But a memory buying guide always works out when you are a little low on budget or to know what you should actually look for. You can find a diverse range of desktop and server memory modules priced exclusively at our store (memoryclearance). Click on the link to fix a meeting today!

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