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Originally Posted by _Chimera View Post
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...NG&Pagesize=20

:/ Huge price difference just for having all the slots used.
yet using 2 slots is faster then 4 slots since you'll be hogging your memory controller.
anyone else gonna post a link ?
Edited by NirXY - 7/23/11 at 1:34am
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$500?

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Sandy Bridge sees NO PERFORMANCE GAIN!!!! with Fast DDR3... the Architecture just doesn't use it or need more than 1600mhz.
( base-clock overclocking being dead)
The marketing is amazing to me, how many times do we need to go over this ! Did i miss something, someone please explain? i know that RAM always has small performance gains but this is completely null. I mean seriously, everyone is going for a 2500k nowadays.

I thought 2500k ...2600k..etc has already been established as NEVER needing anything over 1600mhz ram with no performance gain at ALL!! ?( small amount in benches only and even worse than previous sockets as ram performance is always small anyway).... So what would be the point of this unless we change back to base clock.

( i'm limiting my statement to the newer 1155. Sandy

someone chime in here

I'm leaving out AMD atm here but i just had to point this out....
I'm sure AMD chips would have better increase..


This is like arguing about 8x and 16x over the years.... insignificant and useless. I'm always down for bigger numbers because its fun but when people are being jipped its annoyin
Edited by OptimusPrime - 7/23/11 at 2:40am
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post #54 of 69
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$500?

Apparently large price tags have supplanted the time old glove across the face then?





... I'll allow it.
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I had a cracking set of Elpida's that weren't a million miles off this, sod paying 500 for them.
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Originally Posted by OptimusPrime;14316008[B
]Sandy Bridge sees NO PERFORMANCE GAIN!!!! with Fast DDR3... the Architecture just doesn't use it or need more than 1600mhz.[/B]
( base-clock overclocking being dead)
The marketing is amazing to me, how many times do we need to go over this ! Did i miss something, someone please explain? i know that RAM always has small performance gains but this is completely null. I mean seriously, everyone is going for a 2500k nowadays.

I thought 2500k ...2600k..etc has already been established as NEVER needing anything over 1600mhz ram with no performance gain at ALL!! ?( small amount in benches only and even worse than previous sockets as ram performance is always small anyway).... So what would be the point of this unless we change back to base clock.

( i'm limiting my statement to the newer 1155. Sandy

someone chime in here

I'm leaving out AMD atm here but i just had to point this out....
I'm sure AMD chips would have better increase..


This is like arguing about 8x and 16x over the years.... insignificant and useless. I'm always down for bigger numbers because its fun but when people are being jipped its annoyin
Prove it? I've never heard that at all.
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Prove it? I've never heard that at all.
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Sandy Bridge sees NO PERFORMANCE GAIN!!!! with Fast DDR3... the Architecture just doesn't use it or need more than 1600mhz.
( base-clock overclocking being dead)
The marketing is amazing to me, how many times do we need to go over this ! Did i miss something, someone please explain? i know that RAM always has small performance gains but this is completely null. I mean seriously, everyone is going for a 2500k nowadays.

I thought 2500k ...2600k..etc has already been established as NEVER needing anything over 1600mhz ram with no performance gain at ALL!! ?( small amount in benches only and even worse than previous sockets as ram performance is always small anyway).... So what would be the point of this unless we change back to base clock.

( i'm limiting my statement to the newer 1155. Sandy

someone chime in here

I'm leaving out AMD atm here but i just had to point this out....
I'm sure AMD chips would have better increase..


This is like arguing about 8x and 16x over the years.... insignificant and useless. I'm always down for bigger numbers because its fun but when people are being jipped its annoyin
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Originally Posted by xxbassplayerxx View Post
Prove it? I've never heard that at all.
Same, even the 'best memory for sandy bridge' article that has been posted many times in ram recommendations show 1866 & 2133 outperforming 1600Mhz, 1600Mhz is just generally the best price/performance.
    
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Sandy Bridge sees NO PERFORMANCE GAIN!!!! with Fast DDR3... the Architecture just doesn't use it or need more than 1600mhz.
( base-clock overclocking being dead)
The marketing is amazing to me, how many times do we need to go over this ! Did i miss something, someone please explain? i know that RAM always has small performance gains but this is completely null. I mean seriously, everyone is going for a 2500k nowadays.

I thought 2500k ...2600k..etc has already been established as NEVER needing anything over 1600mhz ram with no performance gain at ALL!! ?( small amount in benches only and even worse than previous sockets as ram performance is always small anyway).... So what would be the point of this unless we change back to base clock.

( i'm limiting my statement to the newer 1155. Sandy

someone chime in here

I'm leaving out AMD atm here but i just had to point this out....
I'm sure AMD chips would have better increase..


This is like arguing about 8x and 16x over the years.... insignificant and useless. I'm always down for bigger numbers because its fun but when people are being jipped its annoyin
lolwut
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post #60 of 69
I just wish Elpida & Micron would jump back on the performance train. Elpida especially. :/
Edited by Lucky 13 SpeedShop - 7/23/11 at 11:52am
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