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12GB dual channel - how should i benchmark it?

Mussels

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#1
been offered 2x4GB of DDR3, and considering running asymmetrical dual channel with 2x2GB of my current ram.


been a while since i benchmarked ram and dont want to use old software that doesnt really account for such large amounts of RAM, so what should i use to benchmark between the 4x4 and 2x2+2x4 setups?
 

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#3
Finalwire aida64. A thread exsists.... superpi.. you must have good aircon mussels.
just back from a 3 day holiday, lobster red. aircon + benching is the way to go. i'll go with aida64, superpi can go away i dont like it.
 

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Your going to mix ram? Mkay.. have fun And +1 on aida64
 

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#5
yeah i tested it, no-go on mixing.


1.5v + 1.65v meant neither ram kit was happy no matter what i did, so they cant be mixed - so its a no deal. i'd rather my 1600 7-7-7-20 8GB than 12GB of 1333 9-9-9-24 (at a cost of about $100)