KT266A vs. KT333

Discussion in 'General Hardware' started by Jz1397-5, Jul 11, 2002.

  1. Jz1397-5

    Jz1397-5 XP Bad Ass

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    Right now I have a KT266A chipset, and I was wondering does PC2100 mean that the ram have 2.1 GB/second to the cpu, where has the KT333 has a 2.7 GB/second to the cpu? And would you notice the difference?
     
  2. Jz1397-5

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    so really for my KT266A I should have bought PC2400?
     
  3. Taurus

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    KT266/A is designed for PC2100 ddr (2.1gb/sec)
    KT333 is designed for PC2700 ddr (2.7gb/sec)

    KT133/A is designed for PC133 sdram... unrelated

    all have a 133mhz fsb but the KT333 has a 166mhz northbridge (memory controller).

    basically, the KT333 will increase performance in games and pretty much any app that uses good amounts of memory. but it won't be a giant difference.
     
  4. Jz1397-5

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    thanks, that what I should PC2100 and PC2700 ment
     
  5. [CpK]Bastid

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    i had kt266 and now i have kt333 i havent run any benchmarks so i cant give physical performance gains.....but i dont notice any difference from my msi kt266 to msi kt3 ultra to my now soyo dragon....i just like getting upgrades..lol:).........maybe if i squint really really hard i can see a lil difference:)