Ddr Ddr2 - Techist - Tech Forum

Go Back   Techist - Tech Forum > Computer Hardware > Monitors, Printers and Peripherals
Click Here to Login
Closed Thread
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 07-19-2005, 08:24 PM   #1 (permalink)
Junior Techie
Join Date: Feb 2005
Posts: 76
Default Ddr Ddr2

which is better and whitch timing is better 2-2-2-5 or 5-5-5-6

DragoonKongol is offline  
Old 07-19-2005, 08:28 PM   #2 (permalink)
Monster Techie
Join Date: Apr 2005
Posts: 1,107
Send a message via AIM to Counter-Strike

I've heard that 2-2-2-5 is better, but I could be wrong. You would think that DDR2 would demolish DDR but I have heard otherwise, could be anyone's ballgame.

<img src=\"http://img175.imageshack.us/img175/5743/sig9cd1.gif\" border=\"0\">
Check out www.advancedgeeks.com Great new forum!
Counter-Strike is offline  
Old 07-19-2005, 08:30 PM   #3 (permalink)
Lord Techie
Join Date: Jan 2005
Posts: 8,013
Send a message via AIM to DJ-CHRIS

Well this is tricky

For an Intel system, it's better to use DDR2

For an AMD system, your limited to DDR. However AMD still win's memory wise because of their memory controller improvements
DJ-CHRIS is offline  
Old 07-19-2005, 08:31 PM   #4 (permalink)
Monster Techie
Join Date: May 2005
Posts: 1,006

2-2-2-5 is always better. If ddr2 had 2-2-2-5 that would be awesome.
6600GT PCI-E for sale/Trade. Check the FS/FT forums on tech-forums for details.
Hacp is offline  
Old 07-19-2005, 08:41 PM   #5 (permalink)
Wizard Techie
Join Date: Jul 2005
Posts: 3,453
Send a message via AIM to FghtinIrshNvrDi Send a message via Yahoo to FghtinIrshNvrDi

so what do all those numbers mean? is it some sort of timing mechanism, or steps completed in a given time?


<b>I'm an unhyphenated American.</b>
System Specs:
Intel Q6600 @ 3200 1.4v
Abit IP35 Pro "The Snake"
2x2gb A-Data @ 800
Diamond HD 3870 512mb

Great FORD TRUCK resource: http://www.fordtruckfanatics.com
FghtinIrshNvrDi is offline  
Old 07-19-2005, 09:58 PM   #6 (permalink)
Wizard Techie
Join Date: Dec 2004
Location: Canada
Posts: 3,790

2-2-2-5 is always better. If ddr2 had 2-2-2-5 that would be awesome.
Care to explain why 2-2-2-5 is always better. That's a pretty broad statement
Intel C2D E6320 / AMD Athlon X2 3800+
Gigabyte 965P DS3 / DFI nF4 Ultra-D
2GB OCZ Gold PC2-6400 / 2GB OCZ Gold PC4000
eVGA 8800GTS 320MB / eVGA 6800GS 256MB
150GB Raptor / 74GB Raptor
2x500GB / 320GB
OCZ GameXStreme 850w / OCZ StealthXStream 600w
gaara is offline  
Old 07-19-2005, 09:59 PM   #7 (permalink)
Techie Beyond Description
Nubius's Avatar
Join Date: Aug 2004
Posts: 11,600

yes yes, should be an interesting arguement
Nubius is offline  
Old 07-19-2005, 10:32 PM   #8 (permalink)
Master Techie
uzi9mm's Avatar
Join Date: Dec 2004
Location: Horseheads, NY
Posts: 2,553

you could think about memory timings as people working at a drive through restaurant, you place your order then wait for the food to be ready. the lower the timings are, the faster the computer *and quicker your order comes* is able to get data from the memory, and the faster the rest of the PC will ultimately be.
INTEL i7 930
3x2gb Corsair Dominators
uzi9mm is offline  
Old 07-19-2005, 10:37 PM   #9 (permalink)
Lord Techie
Join Date: Jan 2005
Posts: 8,013
Send a message via AIM to DJ-CHRIS

But the number of people at the drive thru is like mhz, so 400 people vs 533 people

*NOTE* I know that MHZ does not mean everything with ram, since my old ram is a quarter of the speed of my new ram, and it was 8x as fast. And i know that it's actually 200mhz for DDR but that's irrevelant.
DJ-CHRIS is offline  
Old 07-20-2005, 05:34 PM   #10 (permalink)
Elbatrop1's Avatar
Join Date: Mar 2004
Posts: 4,057

DDR2 really only makes a difference when you are dealing with CPUs that have a very high clock speed (Intels). Otherwise DDR2 or even higher speed DDR doesnt make much difference at all when combined with lower clock speed CPUs (most AMDs)


Intel E6750...........PSN: ELBATROP
XFX nForce 650i Ultra
Patriot PC2-6400 8GB (4x2GB)
eVGA 9800GT
36GB WD Raptor
120GB SG
Logitech X-530
Samsung SyncMaster 931c
Samsung SyncMaster 750s
Windows 7 Home Premium 64
Elbatrop1 is offline  
Closed Thread

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off

Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 06:46 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.