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Ram isn't a bottleneck if you have more then a gig of it... Even then, some games can chew up ram. Not even going to mention photoshop.


~R
I should correct myself "RAM speed isn't a bottleneck", and frankly, 2GB of RAM was my bottleneck before, because I run a CoD4 server, which used a good amount of RAM.
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2.4Ghz... Damn.

In dual channel that RAM is at 5Ghz... Thats mad.
do you even know what a Hz is?

that's like saying, "holy shii... I'm wearing TWO WRIST WATCHES THEY NOW TICK TWICE AS FAST"
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Ram isn't a bottleneck if you have more then a gig of it... Even then, some games can chew up ram. Not even going to mention photoshop.


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uhh capacity doesn't affect if it's a bottleneck.

if you have 1g or less...
your harddrive is the bottleneck.
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uhh capacity doesn't affect if it's a bottleneck.

if you have 1g or less...
your harddrive is the bottleneck.
Boggle.. If your running windows XP/vista with a nice processor, wicked video card and have a single gig of ram, your ram is the bottleneck. Nuff said.

Don't make me point out links, sources and crap Im tired, but will if need too.

~R

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your harddrive is the bottleneck.
If you had say 30 gigs of ram, you could run your computer without a harddrive by the way. It's been done. Hard drive is NEVER a bottleneck. Ever... I see your new here, go read some FAQ's etc..
Edited by relic2279 - 5/19/08 at 11:05pm
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do you even know what a Hz is?

that's like saying, "holy shii... I'm wearing TWO WRIST WATCHES THEY NOW TICK TWICE AS FAST"
oh man.. thanks for making my day... LOL!
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do you even know what a Hz is?

that's like saying, "holy shii... I'm wearing TWO WRIST WATCHES THEY NOW TICK TWICE AS FAST"

lol.... mate that was classic..


what pointless ram speeds though ...surly its useless unless they find a way to up the FSB to 2000+ .....i bet the timings are good.. 15-15-15-30...lol
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lol.... mate that was classic..


what pointless ram speeds though ...surly its useless unless they find a way to up the FSB to 2000+ .....i bet the timings are good.. 15-15-15-30...lol

Skunk fix my quote up

The part saying Also know as FAILTEK.

Change to Also known!
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Skunk fix my quote up

The part saying Also know as FAILTEK.

Change to Also known!

will do.... though i aint changed it u must of misspelled
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lol.... mate that was classic..


what pointless ram speeds though ...surly its useless unless they find a way to up the FSB to 2000+ .....i bet the timings are good.. 15-15-15-30...lol
nah am sure the article said they had cas 9
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Boggle.. If your running windows XP/vista with a nice processor, wicked video card and have a single gig of ram, your ram is the bottleneck. Nuff said.

Don't make me point out links, sources and crap Im tired, but will if need too.

~R


If you had say 30 gigs of ram, you could run your computer without a harddrive by the way. It's been done. Hard drive is NEVER a bottleneck. Ever... I see your new here, go read some FAQ's etc..
I'm pretty sure the harddrive is the component which is slowing the system down the most when it's being paged to instead of memory

it takes tens of cycles to access data in onchip cache
it takes hundreds of cycles to access data in memory
it takes tens of thousands of cycles to access data on the harddrive, during which time, the CPU is sitting idle, the memory is idle and the whole system is not being used to its fullest due to the fact that the hardrive is not fast enough to keep data fed to the other components. Von Neumann bottle neck in action.

I'm fairly certain I would not be the one needing to read FAQs.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Von_Neumann_bottleneck

the whole purpose of system memory and the whole caching hierarchy as currently implemented is the keep the bottleneck at as high of a level as possible.


FYI high level benchers tend to use SSDs or other forms of solid state storage to attempt to alleviate this. just because superpi and 3dmark have to write data to disc...
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