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Samsung Urges Intel to Launch DDR4 Systems Ahead of Schedule

Oct 26, 2011
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Im with you dude, im still rockin 4gb of ddr2 @ 800mhz :laugh:
Me three! Although I'm running at 666 for some 1:1 goodness with my Q6600 @ 3.0.
Oct 10, 2009
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London, UK
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Motherboard Gigabyte P55M-UD4 / Asus Crosshair III
Cooling Corsair H70 + 2*PWM fan / Arctic Alpine 11
Memory 16GB DRR3-1333 9-9-9-27 / 4GB Crucial DDR3-1333
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Audio Device(s) No.
Power Supply Thermaltake Toughpower XT 675W / EVGA 430W
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Benchmark Scores Nah.
Me three! Although I'm running at 666 for some 1:1 goodness with my Q6600 @ 3.0.
Running my DDR2 at 1000MHZ 5-5-5-15, which, if I'm not mistaken, is pretty competitive with low-end DDR3 :p


Semi-Retired Folder
Nov 22, 2005
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Audio Device(s) Onboard is good enough for me
Power Supply Corsair HX850
Software Windows 10 Pro x64
So Samsung is tired of competing and wants Intel to move to an unnecessary new standard so they can have less competition. Sorry, if you can't compete, get out of the race.
Mar 10, 2010
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Memory Corsair vengeance 32Gb @1333 cas9
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Benchmark Scores 15.69K best overall sandra so far
I can tell ya one thing for sure when they do go ddr4 it will be an evo motherboard within a generation but near its end ,so they can get an extra upgrade surge goin then 2 months later bam maxwell:p
Mar 20, 2009
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Processor i7970
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Cooling Coolmaster V6
Memory 12gb DDR3-2000
Video Card(s) 2 GTX660 SLI
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Audio Device(s) SoundBlaster X-Fi Platnium
Power Supply Corsair HX1000W
Software Windows 8 Enterprise X64
Other than lower voltage and a bit higher bandwidth DDR4 will bringing to the table a new controller. The days of dual, triple and quadchannel will be over. Each channel on the memory controller will connect directly to a module.
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Jul 26, 2010
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Storage 320GB, 400GB, 500GB, 1.5TB
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Case CM 690
Power Supply OCZ 850W
Benchmark Scores 3Dmark06: 18545/5219 CPU Mark 7.0: 3911.2 Cinebench R10: 11826/3359 x264 HD 2.0: 75.6/23.9
Sounds like DDR3 prices may actually get a bit cheaper before they get more expensive. I've been thinking about building another server with 40GB+ of RAM ;)

Running my DDR2 at 1000MHZ 5-5-5-15, which, if I'm not mistaken, is pretty competitive with low-end DDR3 :p
Not in terms of power usage.

We're almost there!

Friend bought a Samsung F4 2TB for $169 two months ago.

I bought one for $149 one month ago.

Now you can get them for $129.

At next drop, hopefully to $109 or lower, I'll probably be ready to grab 6.
May 12, 2009
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Processor Intel Core i5-3570K
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Case BitFenix Prodigy (Arctic White)
Power Supply FSP Zen 400 (Fanless)
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