Computer memory, aka Dynamic Random Access Memory, aka DRAM, or whatever name you wish to refer to it by, is a core component of any computer system. As enthusiasts, memory can be a primary ingredient to increasing the overall responsiveness of a system and reducing hard drive thrashing due to over use of the page file.
Throughout this tutorial Atomic PC will be discussing a number of areas key to memory performance and specification. They will go through the dizzying amount of letters and numbers that tell whether the sticks are the good ones or better relegated to the family PC. Also discussed will be the relationship between latencies, the preferences and relationship between frequencies and latencies as well as the methodology for tweaking memory for best overall performance.