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TwinMOS 256MB DDR400 Memory Review - Benchmarking

JEDEC have only just approved the PC2700 memory standard, and we are already seeing a lot of memory manufacturers coming out with their DDR400 modules even though JEDEC are still in the works of approving it. Asher "Acid" Moses takes a look at one such PC3200 module from up and coming Taiwanese company, TwinMOS. Does it have what it takes to compete with the well known memory brands in overclocking tests? Read on and find out!

| DDR Memory in RAM | Posted: Oct 4, 2002 4:00 am
TweakTown Rating: 9.5%      Manufacturer: TwinMOS

Benchmarking

 

- Test System

 

Processor: Intel Pentium 4 2.4GHz (18x133)

 

Motherboard: Abit SR7-8X (SiS648)

 

Memory: TwinMOS DDR400 256MB, Corsair XMS3200 256MB

 

Video Card: Abit Ti4200 OTES @ 310/600MHz

 

Sound Card: Creative Soundblaster Audigy Platinum eX

 

Hard Disk: Seagate 40GB 7200RPM

 

Operating System: Windows 2000 Professional SP2

 

Drivers: nVidia DetonatorXP v40.41, DirectX 8.1

 

Software Used: SiSoft Sandra, 3DMark2001 SE

 

Results - SiSoft Sandra Memory Benchmark

 

SiSoft Sandra (the System ANalyser, Diagnostic and Reporting Assistant) 2001 is a synthetic windows benchmark that features different tests used to evaluate different PC subsystems.

 

 

Results - 3DMark2001 SE 1024x768 32-bit

 

3DMark2001 SE is the latest installment in the popular 3DMark series. By combining DirectX 8.1 support with completely new graphics (including the GeForce4), it continues to provide benchmark results that empower you to make informed hardware assessments.

 

 

As we expected, both modules performed virtually identically in all tests performed. This is due to the fact that they were both running at the same speed and had identical CAS timings. Where we will see a difference between the two modules is in our overclocking results. Who came out on top? Keep reading...

 

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