Describes how to get the theoretical maximum memory bandwidth for Intel® Boxed Processors.
What is the theoretical maximum memory bandwidth for Intel® Core™ X-Series Processors and how is it calculated?
The maximum memory bandwidth is the maximum rate at which data can be read from or stored into a semiconductor memory by the processor (in GB/s).
The theoretical maximum memory bandwidth for Intel Core X-Series Processors can be calculated by multiplying the memory frequency (one half since double data rate x 2), multiplied by the number of the bytes of width, and multiplied by the number of the channels supported for the processor.
For DDR4 2933 the memory supported in some core-x -series is (1466.67 X 2) X 8 (# of bytes of width) X 4 (# of channels) = 93,866.88 MB/s bandwidth, or 94 GB/s.
A lower-than-expected memory bandwidth may be seen due to many system variables, such as software workloads and system power states.