Memory Performance

Discussion in 'Computer Games and General Discussion' started by Rydian, Oct 20, 2012.

  1. Rydian

    Rydian Resident Furvert™

    Feb 4, 2010
    United States
    Cave Entrance, Watching Cyan Write Letters
    So Anandtech's articles are generally very informative, but every once in a while they run an article that's jam-fucking packed full of relevant information. Their article on memory performance is one such article.

    As usual, a conclusion derived from skimming the charts is "don't bother for gaming" (with some games getting relatively tiny increases for double-bandwidth RAM), but it's great to see them running a full suite of benchmarks anyways, and the performance difference when it comes to 3D modeling is a little surprising. I know it's one of the few things that really loves more memory bandwidth, but I wasn't expecting that much of a difference.

    Anyways I figured some people here might like the read.
    2 people like this.
  2. DCG

    DCG GBAtemp Advanced Fan

    Jan 1, 2010
    At the moment 3D modeling programs are also the only ones who can use the extra bandwith of PCI-e 3.0