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Old 12-03-2008, 10:45 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Memory timing, what does this mean?

i had a 5.3 with 2gb ddr2 667 mhz.......

timing:5-5-5-15


then i changed it to : 3-3-3-5

it jumped to a 5.6

lol

i dont fully understand why, i have an idea.....lol
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Default Re: Memory timing, what does this mean?

5.3/5.6 what???

tightening the timings on your RAM increases the bandwidth, which increases performance slightly in all apps and substantially in bandwidth intensive apps such as SuperPi and other benchmarks

and that tRAS is quite low... you'll run into RAM corruption issues if you run bandwidth intensive apps
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Default Re: Memory timing, what does this mean?

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i had a 5.3 with 2gb ddr2 667 mhz.......

timing:5-5-5-15


then i changed it to : 3-3-3-5

it jumped to a 5.6

lol

i dont fully understand why, i have an idea.....lol
Why do you care about the Vista Index Score? it really means crap to be honest..
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oh! Vista Performance Index... that means nothing... you should only use trusted benchmarks as a reliable measure of your actual system performance
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Default Re: Memory timing, what does this mean?

Aero gives my 3650 overclocked a 5.9. While 8800 GT's in SLI also get a 5.9.

Does that mean my 3650 and the 8800 GT SLI solution offer the same performance?

Not in my wildest dreams.
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