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Question Ram Timings Question

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Looking at getting a set of ram for a new build. Would I notice that big of a difference between 14-14-14-34 and 16-18-18-38 timings? Also I hear people talk about B-Die ram samsung. Is it or what makes it better? Thanks
 

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There's a lot mpore thnan DRAM speed that goes into computing something. I don't hink you will notice a difference between the 2 you mnetioned other than i bench marking software,

B-Die DRAM is highest density DRAM. For example you could have individual modules with 1 8Gb chips or 2 4Gb chips to make an 8Gb module. The one with 8 Gb chips is the B-Die one. The B-Die modules are said to work better with Ryzen CPU's and high speeds, i.e. 3000 and up.
 
Looking at getting a set of ram for a new build. Would I notice that big of a difference between 14-14-14-34 and 16-18-18-38 timings? Also I hear people talk about B-Die ram samsung. Is it or what makes it better? Thanks
What speed ram are you looking to buy? What CPU will you use?

You could easily run a Samsung B-die module at 3200MT/s using CL14 timings with a Ryzen 2000 series CPU or 3600MT/s CL16 with Ryzen 3000. Most people can only get up to 3466MT/s with Ryzen 2000 before they have issues, because of limitations of the memory controller. It also comes down to how well the motherboard can overclock ram and what settings you use.

You don't have to buy specifically modules with Samsung B-die memory chips, to get the speeds and timings you want, but it can help with higher overclocks. You won't notice much difference between 3200 CL14 and CL16 or 3600 CL16 and CL18 unless you benchmark games. Even then it will only be at most a 1%, maybe 2% different in fps. I would buy the ram that fits my budget and if possible, is known to work with the motherboard I picked.
 
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What speed ram are you looking to buy? What CPU will you use?

You could easily run a Samsung B-die module at 3200MT/s using CL14 timings with a Ryzen 2000 series CPU or 3600MT/s CL16 with Ryzen 3000. Most people can only get up to 3466MT/s with Ryzen 2000 before they have issues, because of limitations of the memory controller. It also comes down to how well the motherboard can overclock ram and what settings you use.

You don't have to buy specifically modules with Samsung B-die memory chips, to get the speeds and timings you want, but it can help with higher overclocks. You won't notice much difference between 3200 CL14 and CL16 or 3600 CL16 and CL18 unless you benchmark games. Even then it will only be at most a 1%, maybe 2% different in fps. I would buy the ram that fits my budget and if possible, is known to work with the motherboard I picked.
I plan on getting the 3200 speed. The motherboard is a MSI B550 carbon wifi board. I went with this board as I dont plan on using 2 SSD drives m.2 or doing SLI Or Crossfire. I am waiting on the 4000 series to drop but also wondering if the ram controller will be different and that I should wait on purchasing the ram as well to get what best matches the 4000 cpu lineup
 
I plan on getting the 3200 speed. The motherboard is a MSI B550 carbon wifi board. I went with this board as I dont plan on using 2 SSD drives m.2 or doing SLI Or Crossfire. I am waiting on the 4000 series to drop but also wondering if the ram controller will be different and that I should wait on purchasing the ram as well to get what best matches the 4000 cpu lineup
If you are waiting for Ryzen 4000, you might as well get minimum DDR4 3600 CL16 or CL18 since it's only a bit more expensive than 3200. You should also wait and see how memory speeds pan out with Ryzen 4000 on B550 and X570 before making a final decision and buying anything.
 
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If you are waiting for Ryzen 4000, you might as well get minimum DDR4 3600 CL16 or CL18 since it's only a bit more expensive than 3200. You should also wait and see how memory speeds pan out with Ryzen 4000 on B550 and X570 before making a final decision and buying anything.
ok thats what i was thinking as well. thanks
 

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