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Do non-gamer need low cas latency ram?

depends on the workload, some favor higher bandwidth than latency and some favor latency over bandwidth, if it's just a normal machine for doing light workloads like watching or browsing or just general office work, then it doesn't matter really..

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1 minute ago, TofuHaroto said:

depends on the workload, some favor higher bandwidth than latency and some favor latency over bandwidth, if it's just a normal machine for doing light workloads like watching or browsing or just general office work, then it doesn't matter really..

This is why I love these forums.  3 minutes and the OP already has an answer.

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No, you benefit from it in all cases of computing exceeding normal office use, eg videode/encoding, intense computing like boinc or F@H.

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3 minutes ago, TofuHaroto said:

depends on the workload, some favor higher bandwidth than latency and some favor latency over bandwidth, if it's just a normal machine for doing light workloads like watching or browsing or just general office work, then it doesn't matter really..

Just don’t get a 2666MHz CL22 kit unless you REALLY need ECC memory. 

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10 hours ago, gloop said:

Just don’t get a 2666MHz CL22 kit unless you REALLY need ECC memory. 

Yea, you can find better kits for dirt cheap nowadays so yea no point in that..

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