View Full Version : What type memory is good for Lightwave?

08-06-2014, 11:16 PM

I am building a new pc Z97 with a i7 4790K.

What speed DDR3 ram is good? 1600, 1866? Also does Cas timing play a important factor with Lightwave?

08-07-2014, 04:37 AM
Generally the faster the better, but I doubt the difference will be anything significant.
If you do go for a speed higher than 1600, make sure the motherboard and chipset support it.


08-07-2014, 10:28 AM
Memory speed does make a difference. Your CPU can't run any faster than your memory (outside of caching schemes) Although cache efficiency depends a lot on workload.