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Old 11-11-2005, 11:40 AM   #11
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No, the E6 memory controller makes that when 4 DIMMS are populated, the RAM is at 1T instead of 2T on the E3 memory contorller.
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Where did you read this? I've never read it that way before.
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its basically the same thing.
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n00b question; RAM is at 1T instead of 2T???

ohh, and would it be worth $25 more? (i ccould sell mine @ $130)
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Old 11-11-2005, 12:40 PM   #15
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I don't think noobs even know how to ask that question, lol but try running your RAM at 1T instead of 2T because 1T is faster and recommended. You use 2T when running 4 sticks of RAM.
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Yeah, there's little difference between latencies, but command rates are imporant in most tasks.
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actually its EXTREMELY important. with a 2T command rate, your computer takes a HUGE performance hit.
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Question (n00b or otherwise): the what does this T stand for? :'(

So, i am thinking its worth the $25? I mean 25 USD is not that much... There should really be a benchmark comparing the two.
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I dont know what the "T" stands for but it is associated with command rate. I would say go for the E6 Revision.
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Yeah, since i still have a stock fan on it, i would buy the E6, and a zalman and oc to 2.65 or something like that.
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