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Memory Channel Scaling with Sandy Bridge-E - A Core i7-3960X Experience

Memory Channel Scaling with Sandy Bridge-E - A Core i7-3960X Experience

The Sandy Bridge-E is the first-ever consumer processor (as well as its platform) to support a quad-channel DDR3 memory architecture. We attempt to find out how much performance impact you would notice if toggling between different memory channel modes (dual, triple and quad) and memory frequency.