AMD's Athlon64 4000 and FX-55: Nails in the P4 EE's Coffin?

Fast Memory Is Imperative

Once again, we want to emphasize how important decent memory for the Athlon64 family is. Since the memory controller is integrated, performance benefits can be realized by using RAM with short timings. See this article in order to learn more about memory access and the importance of low-latency memory.