Intel 13600K and 13900K DDR4 vs DDR5 Showdown

Far Cry 6

Intel 13th Generation DDR4 vs DDR5

Far Cry 6

We've spoken loudly and often about how tired the Ubisoft Far Cry formula is. It's sad to see a game we loved so much come to this. Performance is the antithesis of Cyberpunk though, with the DDR4 setup streaking ahead.

Intel 13th Generation DDR4 vs DDR5  

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20-10-2022, 13:21:50

23RO_UK
Great work once again Guv!!!

So, I'll be upgrading my Z690 DDR4 rig to a 13600K and I've also got my B550 5800X3D rig; I think that covers all the bases for me moving forward Quote

20-10-2022, 14:02:00

AlienALX
Thanks all. So basically the 13600k and DDR4 are the gamer's go to now.Quote

20-10-2022, 20:11:40

looz
Excellent comparison, I find the top of the line comparison more relevant with these systems than using some value DDR4 as it is the "budget option". I've invested in b-die, I want to keep using it.


I find the differences in minimum framerates very interesting, and it is also the most meaningful metric in my opinion. You feel those spikes, not average fps.Quote

20-10-2022, 20:28:50

AlienALX
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Originally Posted by looz View Post
I find the differences in minimum framerates very interesting, and it is also the most meaningful metric in my opinion. You feel those spikes, not average fps.
Exactly. I watched another review video today and they would say there is a 6% difference in X game. Yeah, the averages. Not the minimum. The minimum and .1% lows are the only thing I care about.Quote

21-10-2022, 07:05:36

Peace
Somehow, I find this very worrying. Maybe you guys can take this from me.



As it stand, currently, DDR4 = better for gaming, but could currently existing games get patches to benefit more from DDR5 or does that not lie within a game's engine, but moreso in the OS or CPU itself?


I don't really want to buy "old" tech if the possibility exists that the new tech becomes better even in older games over time.Quote
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