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Postby eric_sermon on Fri May 02, 2003 9:25 am

which is supposed to be better?.. RDRAM or DDR SDRAM
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Postby BurninMan921 on Fri May 02, 2003 11:20 am

As far as transfer rates go, *DUAL CHANNEL* DDR-266 and RDRAM 1066 are the same.

Latency is a bit lower on RDRAM.

But, Intel has dropped RDRAM support totally and gone with dual channel DDR. Their new chipset has an 800MHz FSB, using two DDR-400 chips.
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Postby Turkeyscore.com on Fri May 02, 2003 8:50 pm

zzzt *pop*
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Postby Wedge Maniac on Tue May 06, 2003 11:29 am

BurninMan921 wrote:
But, Intel has dropped RDRAM support totally

They have???

I love RDRAM. I have PC800 and it's plenty fast, in my opinion.

I have nothing against DDR. I have another machine that uses it - P4 2.53, 512 DDR (unsure of the DDR frequency), but I think my RDRAM outperforms it (casual observation, no benchmarks).
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Postby blakerwry on Tue May 06, 2003 9:51 pm

it should be mentioned that RAM quantity is often more important than RAM frequency when it comes to system memory.
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