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My computer gets 5850 on sandra soft memory bandwidth test. my brothers gets 3100 or something awful and hes at 245 FSB with an AMD3000+ 64 bit. with just a normal ratio. his ram is just single channel but how come my ram scores are so much ebtter, he has a mushkin stick of 512. also i beat his 939 socket on the CPU test which seems incredible to me... is somthign wrong or do i just own?
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post #2 of 5
because your intel is creaming his AMD odviously.,...jk, but dual and single channel make a big difference in your benchmark score. I would take your OCZ plat. rev2 over his mushkin anyday...Also, what FSB is your memory running? what timings are you running? what timings is your brother running?
    
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Mine:
250FSB @ 2.5-4-4-8
His:
245FSB @ 3-3-3-8
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post #4 of 5
Like wowza said, dual channel makes a big difference.

From my own experience, I had 2 x 256mb ram in dual channel but after I added another 256mb ram stick, bringing my total to 768mb, I noticed a big drop in my 3dmark and AQ3 scores because my ram was running in single channel mode because I had 1 pair but 1 non-paired ram so dual channel wasn't possible.

Plus, your ram timings are tighter than his so that also helps your score.
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OK. ill have to get him another stick of that then because it seems like his games take forever to get information into the ram. and a 245FSB overclock is pretty decent i think and ya his cas is 3 and mines 2.5 but still i think his scores should be better i mean i have almost double the bandwidth! lol. thanks for the help guys.
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