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  • What is the deal with Desktop DDR5 Memory
  • What is the deal with Desktop DDR5 Memory


    Hosts: Dennis Garcia and Darren McCain
    Time: 29:21

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    Originally recorded March 2023

    Show Notes

    As of this Podcast the new AMD Ryzen 9 7950X3D processor platform was released and with it comes a number of questions including does processor cache matter, why do we need DDR5 memory and is DDR5 actually any good.

    In this episode Dennis and Darren discuss some details about the new Ryzen 9 launch and couple that with some basic specifications as to why DDR5 is the new future of Desktop computing.  Later in the show they dive into some actual benchmarks using the latest Crucial DDR5 5600 memory modules and compare the results with other popular modules that are already on the market.

    The results may surprise you.  Be sure to check out the Hardware Asylum Review of the new Crucial second generation 5600Mhz memory that has been released to support Ryzen 9 and more detailed related to the benchmarks results discussed during this episode.

    Related Links
    AMD Ryzen 9 7950X3D Gaming Processor
    Crucial 5600Mhz DDR5 Memory Review
    Introductory Guide to DDR5 DRAM Memory
    Ryzen 7950X3D review @ ArsTechnica

    Episode 145 featured music:
    Little People - Start Shootin' (http://www.littlepeoplemusic.com/)