Sandy Bridge memory performance tested value of expensive top shelf memory questioned

Discussion in 'iMac' started by RuggedPro, Feb 11, 2011.

  1. RuggedPro macrumors regular

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    http://www.engadget.com/2011/02/11/sandy-bridge-memory-performance-tested-value-of-expensive-top-s/

     
  2. Hellhammer Moderator

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    This doesn't really relate to Sandy Bridge as it's the same case with any chipset or CPU. Memory bandwidth is not the bottleneck, thus it doesn't matter whether you have 2133MHz or 1333MHz memory because something else is slowing down the system.
     

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