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What's the point of 6GHz memory if a core can only go <1GHz?

Seriously, do people really think slow memory is the problem? Is shifting the bottleneck from one component to another considered progress?
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That's interesting about Nvidia's 8 and 9 series not able to work with GDDR4, I never knew that. I've always wondered why Nvidia never used it. ATI has been using it since the X1950 XTX. I wonder what hinders the 8/9 series from using it exactly?
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post #23 of 65
Quote:
Originally Posted by dharmaBum View Post
What's the point of 6GHz memory if a core can only go <1GHz?

Seriously, do people really think slow memory is the problem? Is shifting the bottleneck from one component to another considered progress?
You seem surprised with the truth.
post #24 of 65
No where in that article did it actually talk about GDDR5...
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Wowzers!
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post #26 of 65
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Originally Posted by version2 View Post
No where in that article did it actually talk about GDDR5...
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The only solution for Nvidia is to use pricey GDDR3 with a wider memory bus, or directly shift to the new GDDR5 memory, that can deliver frequencies of up to 6GHz.
?

I do agree that it could have gone into more detail though.
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post #27 of 65
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Originally Posted by MESeidel View Post
Sorry, whats the point?


NV 8800GT is using GDDR3 while AMDs HD3870 comes with GDDR4.
But it has been proven that the 8800GT is in >=50% of all cases is faster than the HD3870...

For High Resolutions more Memory is the King never mind what speed it is.
But even with low Res much "slower" memory kicks less fast one...
greater than 50% more powerful? I'd like to see proof of that. Please get your facts straight.
post #28 of 65
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Originally Posted by Ben the OCer View Post
I wonder what hinders the 8/9 series from using it exactly?
The same thing that stops my S939 system from using DDR3.

The memory controler wasn't built for it.
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post #29 of 65
Quote:
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No where in that article did it actually talk about GDDR5...
or directly shift to the new GDDR5 memory, that can deliver frequencies of up to 6GHz.

Yes it did?
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greater than 50% more powerful? I'd like to see proof of that. Please get your facts straight.
I did write that is in 50% or more of all cases (situations) faster.
That means that at least every 2nd game or application is running faster on it.
No talk about the amount of performance advantage.


Sorry whether my English is so hard to understand for an US guy....
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