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Why did adding memory significantly increase gaming performance on an AMD APU?

To be clear from the beginning, this is not a problem. This is just something that I really wanna know the secret behind. System specs CPU: AMD A10-6790K 4.0 GHz GPU: AMD Radeon HD 8670D ...
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AMD FX-9590 - Max memory speed

First let me tell you my system config. Cpu: AMD FX-9590 Ram: Kingston 2x8Gb 2400MHz SSD: kingston 120 Gb HDD: 1 Tb PSU: 750 watt corsair GPU: 2Gb NVIDIA GeForce GT 630 Motherboard: Asus crosshair V ...
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Why does the same RAM chip benchmark 2x faster on Intel CPUs?

Compare memorybenchmark.net's benchmarks for the "Kingston KHX2133C11D3/4GX 4GB" chip in the read uncached ddr3 intel vs read uncached ddr amd benchmarks. The Intel speed is listed at 14,881 MB/s , ...
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Windows 7 x64 3.2Gb RAM usable instead of 4Gb installed [duplicate]

I have two questions that bothers me, and for which I couldn't find an adequate answers here. This is my laptop's configuration: HP Probook 455 G1 (Windows 7 Ultimate x64) AMD A8-4500M - 1.96Ghz ...
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AMD 970 chipset bottlenecks AMD FX Processors by design?

So I was deciding what chipset to go with in my motherboard for an FX Processor when I noticed something weird. All the AMD FX Processors have a 5200MHZ HyperTransport™ bus and yet the 970 chipset ...
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Hardware error messages from syslogd

I have a 64-core AMD server running CEntOS on which I was running a long job. In the midst of the output, I see these lines. It appears to be a memory error. How severe is this and what exactly does ...
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8Gb DDR3 1333MHz Dual Channel with 8Gb DDR3 1600MHz Dual Channel RAM?

I have a computer which currently has 8Gb DDR3 1333MHz Dual Channel Corsair RAM and I've been given 8GB DDR3 1600MHz Dual Channel Kingston RAM by a colleague. If I installed these new RAM modules in ...
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RAM optimized for AMD systems?

I've been told by G.Skill, that my RAM is actually optimized for Intel systems. Is this even possible? By now, I'm also looking for new RAM, and would like to know if there are any brands or types ...
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Why do Nvidia graphics cards have a faster memory clock, but lower FLOPS than AMD cards?

AMD claims that the 6870 has around a 1 GHz memory clock, Nvidia says that the 560 ti has around a 4 GHz memory clock, and AMD claims that the 6870 can reach 2 TFLOPS, while I've heard that the 560 ti ...
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Computer loads windows 7 with 2 GB of RAM, but not with 4 GB (2 x 2GB of identical sticks)

I have an AMD system - It is currently running with 1 stick of 2GB ram. Lately, I added another identical 2GB stick to it. However, Windows 7 is not booting with 2 sticks of RAM. It will boot with ...
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Does DDR3 ram need to be installed in pairs? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Matched DRAM — Why? Is it important? I'm building a machine with the following motherboard and processor. MSI 890FXA-GD65 Socket AM3/ AMD 890FX/ DDR3/ ...
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Can RAM be specific to chipset like intel or amd only? F3-10600CL9D-4GBNT

Basically i want to know if this ram is compatible with GA-890FXA-UD% motherboard. using a AMD 1055t CPU