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Originally Posted by bigjdubb View Post

Is that true? Do fans of AMD graphics cards make purchase decisions based on design and visual aesthetics instead of performance? /sarcasm

I am surprised that line made it through a proof read.

With regards to CPUs only, more like because of cost. Let's face it (and I really don't want to start a war), but if you are really care about CPU performance, you really don't buy an AMD CPU, you buy Intel.

I'm just saying.
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Originally Posted by Defoler View Post

Well since it is just a sticker, as AMD don't make the memory (I think Patriot does), but just sell it under the radeon name, selling DDR4 doesn't really mean anything.
On the same time you can buy corsair DDR4 and slap a "Cool factor Radeon" sticker on it for the extra value and epicness feeling.

Still not Patriot. Nor was the previous generation of "AMD" branded ram. They are made by Dataram, and are Dataram's only "Consumer" RAM.
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Originally Posted by mr soft View Post

Ah I see , Anton got his knuckles rapped for that I´m sure.
Good to see more ram with AMP support , but 2133 - 2400 with cl15 should not have a performance sticker on it.

R7. Not performance. Just like the GPUs.
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Ah I see , Anton got his knuckles rapped for that I´m sure.
Good to see more ram with AMP support , but 2133 - 2400 with cl15 should not have a performance sticker on it.

Yeah that's pretty nice. AMD RAM is Patriot memory so it's not bad.

Nope. Read the bottom.
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Originally Posted by 47 Knucklehead View Post

But seriously, why did they call it R7 DDR4 memory?

They have three "editions", the Radeon Edition, the Performance Edition, and the Entertainment edition. Why didn't they call the Entertainment Edition the R7 Edition, the Performance Edition the R9 Edition, and the Performance Edition the Fury Edition? THAT would have made a lot more sense and tied in with their other products better.

Dunno, why did they write themselves into such a corner that the 295X2's name had to exist. Naming conventions are hard man.
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Originally Posted by Nightfallx View Post

the prices don't look to bad for the SSD, plus I figure most fan boys will buy it just so they can have an everything AMD system.

That and it is "AMD red" ... which will match many components in their system.

Honestly, I can't say I blame them. Hell, I painted my red head spreaders on my memory black and orange just to match the motherboard.

Was the authors comments spiteful? Most likely, but let's face it, they were also very true in many cases. Just look at choices of motherboard, RAM, video card, case, etc. Many is the time you see here where people select a component because it matches their color scheme ... and sometimes you have crazy people like me who will go the extra mile to paint RAM heat spreaders, motherboard heat spreaders, radiators, wire sleeve, fans, etc. just to make it match the lights on their keyboard and the coolant in their tubes.

Yup. AMP support, color scheme, thermals on chip. RAM is RAM, if it already meets the features and speed you want, grab something that looks pretty. tongue.gif
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Well, how many AMD platforms support DDR4?

Exactly ... ZERO.

That is why they use the words "for Intel".

I dare say that AMD people took offense at that, but didn't really think it through and realize it wasn't offensive, just a statement of fact.

I mean, I found it funny. They won't have any DDR4 using products for a while, but if they don't get it out now they'll be late to the game.
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Originally Posted by bigjdubb View Post

Is that true? Do fans of AMD graphics cards make purchase decisions based on design and visual aesthetics instead of performance? /sarcasm

I am surprised that line made it through a proof read.

With regards to CPUs only, more like because of cost. Let's face it (and I really don't want to start a war), but if you are really care about CPU performance, you really don't buy an AMD CPU, you buy Intel.

I'm just saying.

They are a blast to OC though, and Octas that can get to 4.5 on low-end air can be found for $100.

Who in the world is doing a full theme build around a CPU though? You do that stuff with motherboards and/or GPUs, not the thing under the cooler no one can see. rolleyes.gif
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There are only three DDR RAM makers in the world: SK Hynix, Samsung, and Micron Technology - everyone else use one of those three and brands them. thumb.gif
 
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There are only three DDR RAM makers in the world: SK Hynix, Samsung, and Micron Technology - everyone else use one of those three and brands them. thumb.gif

Yup. Sort of a narrower version of PC power supplies.

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Yeah, Carrizo, Stoney Ridge and Bristol Ridge all support DDR4.

Carrizo? Really? I didn't think it did. Only information I can find says the IMC is DDR3 exclusively.
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Carrizo? Really? I didn't think it did. Only information I can find says the IMC is DDR3 exclusively.

All Excavator based products have a hybrid controller inside them.
Steamroller had a hybrid DDR3/GDDR5 while Excavator has DDR3/DDR4.

The DDR4 controller is enabled in all SKUs, however no manufacturer has used DDR4 so far.
Probably because it brings no performance benefit and is more expensive. The difference in power consumption between DDR3L and DDR4 isn´t too great either.
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AMD’s Radeon R7 DDR4 memory modules are not performance champions, but fans of AMD’s Radeon graphics cards and modders make purchase decisions based on design and visual aesthetics, not on performance.

Lol, I don't care this is still a hilarious comment. I would love to have seen Allan Campbell's inbox when he first woke up.
 
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I swore amd branded some ddr3 sticks before. (Google search.....rolleyes.gif)
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I swore amd branded some ddr3 sticks before. (Google search.....rolleyes.gif)

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AMD’s Radeon R7 DDR4 memory modules are not performance champions, but fans of AMD’s Radeon graphics cards and modders make purchase decisions based on design and visual aesthetics, not on performance.



... this is funny, seriously funny... biggrin.gif 1st time I've ever heard of memory modules being "fans" of graphic cards... lmaosmiley.gif since when did inanimate objects start having emotions?? tongue.gif
Edited by Solohuman - 10/6/15 at 6:44pm
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