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AMD Phenom II - DDR2 vs. DDR3 Performance - Benchmarks - Adobe Premiere Elements 4.0

Today we compare the performance between DDR2 and DDR3 on the AM3 platform using Jetway's new combo motherboard which supports both memory types.

| AMD CPUs & APUs in CPUs, Chipsets & SoCs | Posted: Mar 11, 2009 4:00 am

Adobe Premiere Elements 4.0

 

Version and / or Patch Used: 4.0

 

Developer Homepage: http://www.adobe.com

 

Product Homepage: http://www.adobe.com/products/premiereel/

 

Buy It Here

 

 

Our test with Adobe Premiere Elements 2.0 is performed with a raw two hour AVI file. It is then compressed into DivX format using the latest version codec. We measure the time it takes to encode and then record CPU usage.

 

AMD Phenom II AM3 - DDR2 vs. DDR3 Performance

 

This is where we expected DDR3 to shine, but it didn't go as fast as we had hoped in comparison to what DDR2 offers. It seems that AMD's K10 may not really be able to handle DDR3 as well as first thought. While it does manage to wipe a bit of time off the encode, it's certainly not a groundbreaking result.

 

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