Mushkin, Adata, and Patriot sent the most expensive kits, and all three performed admirably. The problem for Adata and Patriot is that our platform’s integrated GPU became unstable at DDR3-2400. That makes Mushkin’s low-latency DDR3-2133 the preferred solution with AMD’s Richland-based APU.
Performance-based preferences aren’t usually economical, however. A combination of good performance and moderate price puts G.Skills RipjawsX DDR3-1866 CAS 10 on the budget-builder’s short list.
- Maximizing Integrated Graphics: Data Rate Or Latency?
- Adata XPG V2 DDR3-2400
- AMD Gamer Series RG2133
- Crucial Ballistix Tactical DDR3-1866
- G.Skill RipjawsX DDR3-1866
- Mushkin Redline Ridgeback DDR3-2133
- Patriot Viper 3 DDR3-2400
- Test Settings And Overclocking
- Results: Sandra Bandwidth
- Results: Sandra Latency
- Results: Battlefield 3
- Results: Far Cry 3
- Results: F1 2012
- Results: The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim
- Overall Performance Scaling
- Getting The Most Out Of Richland: Value With A10-6800K
- Getting The Most Out Of Haswell: Value With Core i7-4770K
- Scaling Integrated Graphics Performance With High-End DDR3