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Old 01-03-2005, 10:07 PM   #1 (permalink)
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My comp uses RDRAM, and it's three years old, but doesn't seem to be outdated. Out of RDRAM, DDR, and DDR2, which is the best?
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I'd say DDR, I've heard that DDR2 has some problems, and I have no idea what RDRAM is, but it sounds similar to SDRAM, which is absolute garbage.
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haha hey now

RDRAM is Rambus Dynamic RAM, and it's rare, and it's expensive. Other than that, i dunno, but it's not garbage or SDRAM
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RDRAM is far from garbage. It performs rather well and the only reason it isn't more widely used is it's $$. My Dell that I just disassembled to sell the parts used RDRAM. I only had 256mb of it but I could easly play games and run software that had a minimum requirement of 512mb of ram. Plus DDR performs better for gamers and is rather inexpensive.
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Wow, just did a google on it, and it says it has an 800mhz data transfer rate?!?!
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If I remember right it was gonna cost me like $250+ to get 512mb of it when I wonted to upgrade it like a year ago. That might be why you don't see much of it. Lol !
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RDRAM is old but still ahead of its time.
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Yeah, wow, that's insane, and that's 3 years old eh? What was the fastest back then, SDRAM 100mhz maybe?

You sir have good memory.
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DDR is like the beta "new" ddr isnt it ?, just like the DDR3?
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huh?
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