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post #11 of 18
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Well, I finally found out where to download MaxxMem from. Here's the link:

http://www.maxxpi.net/pages/downloads/maxxmemsup2---preview.php

I ran it, and my scores are a bit low based on what you had luches. Here are my system speeds during the time of the test:
  • CPU: 3.75GHz
  • NB: 2700MHz
  • HT Link: 2100MHz
  • RAM: 1600MHz@6-8-6-20-26-1T

That's all the info I can remember, if you guys need more just let me know. Would you guys say this is good, or is there something not right for me here?
 
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post #12 of 18
They are a bit on the low end, my highest score for 6-8-6-20 with around 2780Mhz NB on my x6 was 10.08GB/s with latency just below 50ns. That is definitely a good start and a good result though thumb.gif
post #13 of 18
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Cool. I know that an HT Link over 2000MHz lowers performance, but I only have two choices: 2100MHz (x7 multiplier) or 1800MHz (x6 multiplier). Which one would be better?


You know what? I'll go ahead and see for myself. biggrin.gif
 
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post #14 of 18
100Mhz difference wouldn't matter; I'd keep it at 2100Mhz, at that point you're not really ruining anything yet.
post #15 of 18
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So I did some more testing and this is what I came up with:

2100MHz HT Link Ganged Mode:
[attach]188067[/attach]


All unganged:
2100MHz:
[attach]188068[/attach]

2400MHz:
[attach]188069[/attach]

2700MHz:
[attach]188070[/attach]

Unganged definitely made a huge difference, while the HT Link didn't make much of one. But this shows that HT Link (at least for this benchmark anyway) does not decrease performance as you increase the frequency. I tried to get an HT Link of 1800MHz, but my system wouldn't POST. Btw, I didn't need a voltage increase to get an HT Link of 2700MHz.
 
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post #16 of 18
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Bump!!! But a worthy one at that!!!!!!!!

So, before I had a 300 reference clock with my RAM at 1600MHz@6-8-6-24-30-1T. Now I have my RAM at 1800MHz@6-9-6-27-33-1T with a reference clock of 225; both times the NB is at 2700MHz. You can see the difference for yourself.

I'm going to try 1800MHz at a reference clock of 270, and see how different things fair then.
 
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post #17 of 18
Interesting, the gains seem rather minimal. Must be attributed to the raised tRCD which often really takes a toll on AMD.
post #18 of 18
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I think the NB might be the biggest factor here. If I were to get it at 2900MHz, then I think there would be a bigger difference. Too bad that's near impossible for me. frown.gif
 
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