View Full Version : Understanding Ram Help!

07-08-2003, 01:56 PM
some people said something about fsb of ram? What does that mean? Also, what do the dividers mean? like 5/4 dividers mean? I am soo clueless. And some people talk about the timings of ram? what does this mean? I appreciate any help on this subject!:wow:

07-08-2003, 02:07 PM
FSB - Front Side Bus. It's basically the main path of communication between most of your computer components. Think of it as a big highway between towns. Higher FSB = faster moving traffic.

This <a href="http://www.tomshardware.com/howto/20030701/index.html" target="_blank">article</a> at Tom's Hardware gives a good rundown on RAM and timings.