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Well DDR2 being faster I would hope for better response times lol.
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So what is better DDR2-800 at 4-4-4-12 or DDR1-400 at 2-2-2-6 or DDR2-666 at 4-4-4-12?
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So what is better DDR2-800 at 4-4-4-12 or DDR1-400 at 2-2-2-6 or DDR2-666 at 4-4-4-12?

I would say DDR2-800 > DDR1-400 > DDR2-666
As I understand it, there is a point when latencies have little impact and overall bandwidth makes up for any shortcomings. But I could be wrong; I'm still in the DDR1 days with my flat top and wavy bagy pants (can't touch this ).
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post #34 of 54
DDR2 IS better than DDR.

Thats why the newest Intel and AMDs both use it.

Bandwidth makes more difference than latencies.

And TBH, with the kind of speeds DDR2 can do, the latencies aint bad at all.

1000Mhz+ at 4-4-4-12.... Although it does take about 2.5v, lol.

I saw some guy did 1200Mhz @ 4-4-4-12 @ 2.7v and another 1000Mhz @ 3-4-3-10 @ 2.5v. Both with the CellShock that i have
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post #35 of 54
I think it's about time to make the jump, seeing as how high the voltages are going for the high-end DDR2 modules. I mean, the heatsinks are getting huge and there's even modules with built-in watercooling waterblocks/heatsinks to cool these sticks down. Perhaps we should just switch to save the trouble and get all of the benefits of the higher speeds and lower voltages.
    
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you don't really need 2.4 v to get 4-4-4-12 on all chips

just did some benchmarks for my ram for you ddr1 guys who talk about latency. 51.4ms in everest 60 in sisoft for random access and 10ms for linear reads. for those who have ddr1 what do you guys run? this way we can get a little bit of a comparison going.
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Why not just make UBERL33T SPEEDZ0R hard drives to save all this bother.
    
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Hard drives to replace RAM?????? That would NEVER work.
    
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More like the other way around lol.
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Yea i would want RAM to replace hardrives
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