Yea, I read that Intel dropped their support for RAMBUS a week or so ago. And I'm not a big RAMBUS fan. But I've yet to see a P4 DDR board that achieves the bench marks reached with the INTEL/RAMBUS combo. Maybe when they get DDR333 runnin good, (haven't read up on for a while) or a board that can make good use of it. I still have to believe all this DDR memory (the good stuff) is still priced higher than RAMBUS. It's like the worse of two evils, pay more for DDR or buy the unpopular RAMBUS that out performs it. Besides, an original purchase of 256Megs needs no upgrading. a single stick of 256Megs should be plenty to run anything I dicker around with. Just lookin for a good, fast, solid comp.