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[XBit] DDR3 SDRAM for LGA 2011: Which Memory Is Best?

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Sandy Bridge-E processors brought a lot of new tasks to computer enthusiasts, one of which is to choose the optimal memory for the new system. What is more important for LGA 2011 performance: the number of memory channels, memory frequency or memory timings?


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OK, it's not "Technically" News, it's more of a newsworthy tutorial with a lot of benchmarks to show you the facts...

Does it belong here? I'll let the moderators decide that...

Anyway, this is an outstanding article, for sure!

Discuss!


Also:

DDR3 SDRAM for Sandy Bridge: Choosing the Best Memory for LGA1155 Platform

Good article too!
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Good info, I'll keep my triple channel kit from my x58 build when I upgrade to x79.
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Man, no wonder why SB-E is so unimpressive compared to its socket 1155 brethren.
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