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DDR4 Scaling and the Ryzen 5 2400G: Do Higher Clocks Boost Performance?

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Ever since AMD launched its first APU family, it’s been clear that faster RAM had a significant impact on performance. With the Ryzen 5 2400G, the potential impact of faster DDR4 could be even more significant. The CPU-GPU interconnect system uses AMD’s Infinity Fabric as well, and Infinity Fabric’s clock is directly tied to DRAM clock. We decided to put the Ryzen 5 2400G to work at both DDR4-2133 and DDR4-3200 to see how much…

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10 things to know about sleep as the clocks go back

People across the UK will wake up having gained an hour’s sleep on Sunday morning, as the clocks go back heralding darker evenings and shorter days. But how much do we know about sleep and its impact on our lives, from our health and mood, to how long we’ll live? 1. We’re told to get our eight hours We often hear that we should all be getting eight hours’ sleep a night. Organisations from the NHS to the US National Sleep Foundation recommend it. But where does this advice come…

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Kipchoge clocks near two-hour time in marathon experiment

Eliud Kipchoge missed out on becoming the first athlete to run under two hours for the marathon by 26 seconds. The Kenyan, 32, clocked 2:00.25 but because in-out pacemakers were used, the time will not be recognised as a world record, meaning Dennis Kimetto’s mark of 2:02.57 is still the quickest. But Kipchoge said: “This is history.” Eritrea’s Zersenay Tadese and Lelisa Desisa of Ethiopia also raced in the behind-closed-doors Nike event in Italy but faded earlier in the attempt. Read: Pre-race background and analysis The three athletes chased the…

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