Intel P35 Chipset: DDR2 Versus DDR3 Memory

Posted on Thursday, May 24 2007 @ 07:27 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
With todays launch of DDR3 memory Legit Reviews takes the time to compare DDR2 to DDR3 in terms of system performance. Armed with a 2GB kit of PC3-10600 from Corsair Memory and a 2GB kit of PC3-11000 from Kingston Technology LR takes a look at performance at stock and overclocked settings for both types of memory. If you are interested in seeing how DDR2 CL4 performance against DDR3 CL6 then read on for the most detailed independent DDR2 versus DDR3 performance article to date.

"We set out to see if there was a significant difference between DDR2 and DDR3 memory on both of the Intel P35 Express based ASUS motherboards and found that there really isn't. Right now there is no clear call as to what would be better for gamers and enthusiasts as it depends on your tastes. As with all new technology it will only get better as time goes on and with memory companies hitting ~1,800MHz on the initial 512Mb DDR3 IC's it shows great promise for the new memory type."

Check it out over at Legit Reviews.

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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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