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AM2 chipset to support 800 MHZ DDR2

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  • DDR2
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February 15, 2006 11:33:43 AM

http://www.theinquirer.net/?article=29716

I wonder how much of a performance boost this will give them with their built in memory controller. Should be good stuff :) 

This is also good news for memory manufacturers as well because they will sell a bunch of high end ram. What is not so good is 800MHZ DDR2 costs more, but if its faster I'm in.

-Incinerator-
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February 15, 2006 11:36:21 AM

From what I understand, its supposed to post performance gains of up to 20%
February 15, 2006 11:43:32 AM

I've been suprised Intel made the DDR2 leap so quick and AMD didn't, especially considering the RAMBUS fiasco.
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February 15, 2006 11:53:48 AM

The performance boost will hardly be 2-digits

@Craigmandu:
AMD always lets the others do stuff first and after a few years they adopt it too.
February 15, 2006 12:16:46 PM

Ycon,

That proves smart, at least in situations like Rambus etc.. Sometimes though, it seems like they "should" be rolling into something that they are "choosing" not to.

Anyways, it'll be a moot point once AM2 comes out.
February 15, 2006 10:31:35 PM

Incinarator:

I'm sorry I've posted the same article. I apologize for not seing it before.
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