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Geil DDR-433 Platinum Memory Review - Benchmarks - System Productivity

DDR-400 is still yet to be approved as an official industry standard by JEDEC. This hasn't stopped several companies releasing DDR-400 memory, and even faster. Geil is one such company who accelerated in this area who went ahead and released their DDR-433 solution. Cameron "Sov" Johnson took time to put the memory through our usual torture tests to see how it stood up to the challenge with the most aggressive timings we could possible throw at it.

| DDR Memory in RAM | Posted: Oct 11, 2002 4:00 am
TweakTown Rating: 9.0%      Manufacturer: Geil

Real-World System Productivity

 

SysMark 2002

 

Sysmark2002 incorporates the following Internet Content Creation and Office Productivity applications:

 

Office Productivity: Microsoft Word 2002, Microsoft Excel 2002, Microsoft PowerPoint 2002, Microsoft Outlook 2002, Microsoft Access 2002, Netscape Communicator 6.0, Dragon Naturally Speaking Preferred v.5, WinZip 8.0, and McAfee Virus Scan 5.13.

 

Internet Content Creation: Adobe Photoshop 6.01, Adobe Premiere 6.0, Microsoft Windows Media Encoder 7.1, Macromedia Dreamweaver 4, and Macromedia Flash 5.

 

 

 

 

In office applications, more memory bandwidth doesn't seem to make much of a difference to the end results.

 

 

 

 

In Content Creation we get a different perspective. More meory bandwidth is needed to transfer large graphics between the CPU, System memory and Video controllers.

 

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