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Luc Vereecken Luc.Vereecken at chem.kuleuven.ac.be
Wed Jul 18 10:28:17 EDT 2001


At 10:05 18/07/01 EDT, Joey Raheb wrote:
>>Then, is it better to use DDR RAM or SDRAM?
>
>DDR is much better that SDRAM if we compare them strictly together, however,
>the question  you should be asking is do my applications require DDR or can I
>get away with SDRAM?  We do some G98 and GAMESS calculations here to and
found
>that DDR does improve performance.

How much is the improvement (say, for a CPU-bound G98 calculation running
with plenty of memory) ? DDR is still quite a bit more expensive than SDRAM
so the performance increase has to be substantial to get a decent
performance/price ratio...

Luc Vereecken





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