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Overclocking En Extremus: Athlon 64 FX 2.9 GHz, P4 EE 4.0 GHz

Odd Multipliers

The memory performance that we recorded for the Athlon64 FX shows that odd multipliers (12.5, 13.5, 14.5) slightly impact the memory bandwidth. The reason is the necessary and asynchronous operation of the memory, which leads to additional wait cycles.