In Search of True DDR2 Bleeding Edge Memory

An Overview Of The 16 Test Candidates

A-Data’s DDR2-800 Was Hand-Picked But Still Not Tops

A-Data sent us a double-sided module for testing, which was a hand-picked specimen from their final pre-release batch of prototypes. Nevertheless, this carefully selected RAM device was unable to edge Corsair and Patriot Memory out of the lead positions.

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A-DATA

Manufacturer Details

Website :

adata.com.tw

Speed :

DDR2-800 (PC6400)

Timings :

CL 5.0

Size :

512 MB (2 rank, 4 banks)

single sided

Label :

M2OEL6F3H4170A1E0Z

DDRII 800(5) 512MX16

S/N:545TR (ELJVE1916)SPD-Timings

DDR2-800 (400 MHz)

CL 5.0-5-5-18

DDR2-667 (333 MHz)

CL 4.0-5-5-15

DDR2-533 (266 MHz)

CL 4.0-4-4-12

Refresh Rate :

7.8 us, Self-Refresh

Voltage :

1.8 - 1.85 VTest

Test I (default) :

DDR2-667, CL 4.0-5-5-15, 1.8V

Test II (timing) :

DDR2-667, CL 3.0-3-3-8, 1.8V

Test II (overclocking) :

DDR2-888@950 (475 MHz) 2.2V

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