Corsair then repeated the tests at 5760x1200. Let's have a look:
All of those benchmark runs represent playable framerates, but it's also a monster testbed that Corsair was using. What's interesting about the results is that RAM frequency has a measurable impact on performance that, in at least one case, nets a 20fps difference just by going from DDR3-1600 to DDR3-2400.
When testing at the higher resolution, Corsair also notes that the faster 2400MHz RAM "made the game noticeably smoother and eliminated a substantial amount of stutter." Obviously Corsair has a vested interest in these benchmark results, but even so, it doesn't mean they're wrong. If nothing else, it's food for though if you're planning a build (or upgrade) based on BF4.
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It's a little hard to believe, given I've done a ton of such testing in the past and have never found a difference. But Corsair is unlikely to make these sorts of claims if they're not true, so I'm rather impressed. It's about time SOMETHING gave enthusiasts a genuine reason for having faster RAM.
Mmmmm isn't this amazing sorry for being rude but like why is it that "these" tests NEVER show the AMMOUNT of ram or am I missing some wording???
NOT relevant until they state the ram quantity?
In this particular case, it appears RAM speed matters more than density, so as long as you have a suitable amount of RAM for your rig (8GB+), you'll be golden. There's no way a game like this will use more than a couple of gigs of RAM.
Corsair used a 32GB memory kit.
lets see 16 and 8gb kits and see what the difference is then :)
There's no mention of the RAM latencies used for each of the tests. They would put the results in context.
Make more games like this that work better with better ram and hopefully more OEMs will continue to push out higher quality ram
I have 12GBs, but it's only 1600. :(