This Kingston RAM has 2GB DDR3 memory clocked at a speed of 1333MHz.
It is made up of 2 sticks.
|The amount of memory is the RAM's primary feature and defines how much data it can store for temporary fast access
|Speed defines how many data transfers can be made per second.
|The number of sticks define the number of slots in the motherboard necessary to house the RAM
|The RAM type defines compatibility with motherboards, as well as the limits to performance
Rather than storing data permanently like in large capacity hard drives, RAM provides a temporary cache that your system uses to store the data that you are currently using. This makes accessing the most relevant data much faster, because accessing RAM requires much less time than your hard drive. In fact, most systems are configured to use the hard drive as a substitute for RAM when the RAM is being overloaded with data. This can bring your PC to a crawl, however, and is why having enough RAM is crucial.
DDR3 RAM has been the predominant RAM technology for a good few years now, and its cheapness and high performance are the reason. However, with DDR4 nearly here, and well set to become the motherboard standard, the remaining lifespan of DDR3 RAM is ever shortening.
With a total memory of 2GB, the Kingston ValueRAM 2GB DDR3 1333MHz DIMM Desktop Memory (KVR1333D3S8N9/2G) has the capacity to run very little at once, and may even struggle with a Windows installation. Avoidance of this RAM in any PC build is highly recommended. This Kingston DDR3 RAM has a speed of 1333MHz. RAM speed is not a crucial feature, but it does contribute significantly to PC games and certain applications like video-editing software. 1333MHz is an average speed, so should not contribute negatively or positively to either of these to any noticeable extent.