[quote author=Feztaa link=board=3;threadid=4314;start=0#42826 date=1027571454]
Hmmm, ok. I think I'm going to wait until I get to university (so my parents won't hassle me about spending money).
I guess I'm going to abandon the kits idea. So I guess now the idea is to make a list of what kind of hardware I want...
I don't really like ordering stuff online, just not comfortable with it (plus no credit card, which really rules out a lot of places. All I have is debit.
There are a couple of really good local companies. BCOM Computers, Tucson Computers, and Best Computer Sales & Service seem to have pretty decent prices (and Tucson is the only company I haven't actually bought anything from).
What's the difference between DDR and SDR?
Double data rate (DDR) SDRAM does exactly what it sounds like — it doubles the rate of speed at which standard SDRAM can process data. That means DDR is roughly twice as fast as standard SDRAM.
Here is a link to more detailed info: