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    Q6600 with pc5300

    Just had a passing thought. Quad cores are fine with pc5300 aren't they?

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    No reason why it wouldn't... That's what makes having a memory controller on the NB superior to having it on the CPU, it decouples memory dependencies from the CPU, to the motherboard, where it rightly belongs (since that's where the DIMM slots are)
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    Should be but you would have to check your motherboard first. But any motherboard that supports a Quad Core should easily support DDR2 whateverfrequencythatis.

    Edit: Too slow

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    Quote Originally Posted by aidanjt View Post
    No reason why it wouldn't... That's what makes having a memory controller on the NB superior to having it on the CPU, it decouples memory dependencies from the CPU, to the motherboard, where it rightly belongs (since that's where the DIMM slots are)
    Both intel and AMD disagree with you there, since in about 18 months time both will have their memory controllers on the CPU.
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    Some P35 boards had some probs with lower speed RAM, it may have been mended with a bios update though.
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    Thanks for the heads up. If they say they support it I would hope they do but i've got my pc6400 to get it working if I must.

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    Quote Originally Posted by badass View Post
    Both intel and AMD disagree with you there, since in about 18 months time both will have their memory controllers on the CPU.
    Meh, marketing has always driven stupid design decisions. It doesn't mean it's technically right. Look at how the Core 2 family is stomping AMD, despite their onboard memory controller.
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    Quote Originally Posted by aidanjt View Post
    Meh, marketing has always driven stupid design decisions. It doesn't mean it's technically right. Look at how the Core 2 family is stomping AMD, despite their onboard memory controller.
    A good point (Netburst anyone? ) but I still disagree that the memory controller should be on the Northbridge. IIRC AMD rekoned it was good for a 20% IPC boost give or take although Nehalem will likely see a smaller boost since it seems that the Current Core Architecture is very good at hiding high main system memory latency.
    I see merit in your views but I disagree. I cant be bothered to disciss it further though so I'm just going to agree to disagree.
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    Indeed, it is something that could be debated at very great length, and at the end of the day the decisions aren't up to us.
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