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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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Scaling Back: A New Policy Disagreement Between Clinton and Sanders: Soda Taxes

Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders have a new issue to disagree about: the wisdom of a soda tax. A tax on sugary soft drinks, like the one proposed in Philadelphia and endorsed by Mrs. Clinton last week, divides the left. It can be seen as achieving an admirable public health goal of less sugar consumption or as a very regressive tax that falls more on the poor than the rich, since the poor tend to drink more soda. While not the biggest issue the two candidates have tussled over, it…

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