The Ram's clock speed is something that has only some importance to our everyday lives. This is especially true considering that RAM is normally the fastest kind of memory a computer has, other than the cache onboard the CPU.
The current standard of RAM, DDR4, operates before overclocking at anywhere between 800mhz and 2133mhz, making most DIMMs we buy effectively a 2133mhz RAM module. RAM advertised at higher speeds are overclocked and require the BIOS to have XMP profiles to be overclocked with relative ease for even the most novice of users.
Now the question was how important is the RAM's Clock speed? And, in truth, the important of it is very little. I've include in the sources of my episode a link to Tech Buyers Guru benchmark between 2133, 2666, and 3200MHZ, and you see that there is a very minimal difference between the three clock speeds of RAM in various games. And, counter intuitively the higher clocked RAM sometimes performs worse than the slower speeds. We tend to believe that faster parts in a computer will result in a better experience, but it is the balancing of the entire computer that is effectively more important. Opting for a hard drive instead of a SSD can undermine a computer's speed, using slow RAM, too. A slow CPU can, also, bottleneck a computer, and an underpowered graphics card can, also, hinder the experience.
So, what I am saying is this, faster RAM won't make your experience noticeably better, but using slower components, will make the experience noticeably worse.
Host : Steve Smith | Music : | Editor : Steve Smith | Producer : Zed Axis Dot Net
Feel free to ask more questions, comment on the content, share other possible solutions, and suggestions. An account is required, please register, or login to leave your comment. Thank you for your input.
Playing as Faith Connors, you are a runner, a type of courier who transports physical mail from the sender to the destination, running and jumping from building to building using the talents of Parkour. The city experiences very little crime due to a ever present totalitarian military regime, but on the break of an election, Robert Pope, a mayoral candidate, is found dead, and beside him, Faith's sister, Kate Connors. The story proceeds from their as Faith tries to prove her sister innocent and uncover the conspiracy hidden below the veil of secrecy.
Published on December 17th, 2017