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To DDR3 or Not - AM3 Phenom II DDR3 Performance Drilldown

To DDR3 or Not - AM3 Phenom II DDR3 Performance Drilldown



Results - SYSmark 2007 Preview

Results - SYSmark 2007 Preview

Switching from the value, mainstream DDR2-1066 memory to the more costly DDR3-1333 gave us a SYSmark 2007 improvement of one point. Indeed, the overall improvement was a paltry one point. Looking at the breakdown however, one could perhaps see the DDR3's greater memory bandwidth playing a part in the Video Creation section, where the DDR3 setup had a boost of 6%. Other subsections remained more or less the same, hence the single point improvement.