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OCZ PC3500 DDR-433 SDRAM Review (Page 3)

By Cameron Johnson from Nov 22, 2002 @ 23:00 CST
TweakTown Rating: 9.0%Manufacturer: OCZ Technology

Test System Specifications

Processor: Intel Pentium 4 2.4B (Northwood) (Supplied by Spectrum Communications)

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-8PE667 Ultra (Supplied by Gigabyte)

Video Card: nVidia Reference GF4 Ti4200 128MB (Supplied by nVidia)

Hard Disk: Western Digital WD1200 (Supplied by TechBuy Australia)

Drivers: nVidia DetXP rev 30.30

Software Used: SiSoft Sandra 2002, 3DMark2001, PCMark 2002 Pro, Sysmark 2002.

SiSoft Sandra 2002 SP1

SiSoft Sandra (the System ANalyser, Diagnostic and Reporting Assistant) 2002 is a synthetic Windows benchmark that features different tests used to evaluate different PC subsystems. We used this to test CPU Raw Performance, Multimedia Instruction Set and Memory Bandwidth Performance. While they are all synthetic results, they do give us a general idea of what is happening and where a component's strengths and weaknesses are.

In terms of bandwidth, the OCZ 3500 is right up there with Geil, while not being able to overtake it, it still is able to equal it, making it a good contender so far.

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