Memory articles

JEDEC's DDR5 standard will double bandwidth and density

The JEDEC Solid State Technology Association has announced that development of the DDR5 standard is “moving forward rapidly.” The standards body said DDR5 memory will provide double the bandwidth and density versus current generation DDR4. This, in turn, will result…

VRAM to the Test: How Much Memory Is Enough?

Since publishing our annual graphics card roundup we've received several reader inquiries regarding the performance difference between GPUs sporting 2GB and 4GB. Therefore we've put together a clock-for-clock comparison of the GeForce GTX 960 and Radeon R9 380 using 2GB and 4GB cards. Also along for the ride is the previous-gen Radeon R9 290 4GB and the rebadged R9 390 8GB. So here's debunking the myth of VRAM once again.