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Old 4th June, 2006, 01:35 AM
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Originally Posted by gizmo
DRAM technology still has to contend with certain realities of physics. Although the data transfer speeds have increased significantly since the days of EDO, even the best DRAM still only achieves a latency of about 45 nS. Increasing the clock speed simply means that you have to waste more clocks waiting.
I have a feeling some time in my life time, probly fairly soon we will see the acceptable limit on silicone. For the time being I hope for GDDR4 or GDDR5, that will make much more of differance.
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