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AMD Details Bulldozer Processor Architecture

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Ok yea I see what you were saying. Man, I was failing pretty hard last night at reading comprehension.

If anything maybe that last post adds something I missed in the other one. :laugh:
 
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What about Quad-Channel DDR3-1866 for Bulldozer. What all the talk about Dual-Channel.
 
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What about Quad-Channel DDR3-1866 for Bulldozer. What all the talk about Dual-Channel.
From what i have read the desktop bulldozer cores will be dual channel and only the socket G34 server bulldozer cores will have quad channel memory.
 
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G34 is quad channel 1600.
Thanks for pointing that out, i admit i did not have a clue what speed it was.

I don't know what that equates to in gb/s but I'm sure quad channel at 1600mhz will give plenty of bandwidth, i just hope the desktop and server bulldozer cores do well against what intel will be offering in at least price/performance ratio.
 
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From what i have read the desktop bulldozer cores will be dual channel and only the socket G34 server bulldozer cores will have quad channel memory.
That defeats Bulldozer's purpose to excell in Memory performance. I heard it was Quad-Channel to feed those 8 cores.
 
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That defeats Bulldozer's purpose to excell in Memory performance. I heard it was Quad-Channel to feed those 8 cores.
It has plenty of band-width for desktop use.

( according to JF anyways)
 

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JF said Quad Channel was going to me implemented on the server side of things. Desktop users will probably still be on Dual Channel but with a reworked IMC for better bandwidth.