[mythtv-users] OT: Dual Channel DDR

Brad Templeton brad+myth at templetons.com
Fri Dec 17 23:39:48 UTC 2004

On Fri, Dec 17, 2004 at 04:29:57PM -0600, Kevin Kuphal wrote:
> I have a motherboard I'm going to be using for a network boot frontend.  
> It has support for Dual Channel DDR memory sticks.  I'm looking to price 
> the memory to put in this and I'm not sure if it is worth the extra 10% 
> or so to get Dual Channel.  Will I notice an improvement in performance 
> enough to warrant going with the Dual Channel over the normal DDR memory?

If your motherboard is a dual channel motherboard, what is the extra
10% you are talking about?  I don't believe memory has any "dual channelness"
to it, it is the motherboard that provides that function, though you want
two memory modules of the same type of course.

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