Understanding RAM Timings

Posted on Wednesday, Jun 14 2006 @ 04:25 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
Learn in details what numbers like 2-3-2-6-T1, 3-4-4-8 and 2-2-2-5 after the memory specification mean.

"DDR and DDR2 memories are classified according to the maximum speed at which they can work. But, besides the speed, there is another information that tells you the memory performance: timings. Timings are numbers like 2-3-2-6-T1, 3-4-4-8 or 2-2-2-5, the lower the better. In this tutorial we will explain you exactly what exactly each one of these numbers mean."

You can find the full guide over at Hardware Secrets.

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Thomas De Maesschalck

Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.

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