December 18, 2006
Intel Quad-Core Memory Performance
One of the many benefits of Fully Buffered Dual Inline Memory Modules is the ability to have up to six memory channels per memory controller. Each memory channel can also support up to eight memory modules. With that said the total number of possible modules is 48 (permitting the motherboard can handle that much), but how do the numbers of memory channels in use affect the performance of Intel's new quad-core Clovertown processor?