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Where can I find a chart or data comparing CPU speed to memory speed?

Where can I find a chart or data comparing CPU speed to memory speed?

If you look at this, there is a chart of memory speed versus CPU speed from 1980 - 2000. I need to use a similar chart in a research paper, and I need a good set of data from a reputable source to use for the chart.

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"I'd say your best bet is looking up the frequencies of the main processor/memory types (like Pentium) on Wikipedia, since they tend to give you some nice tables with an overview of their specs.

In the case of Pentium you get a very broad range (in time) of frequencies, which is probably what your after.

For memory, someone else will have to suggest a type or brand though you could look for things like DDR memory etc.

Downside: you'll have to create a graph like this yourself, though with Excel, that shouldn't be too hard. And in case you miss some years, just interpolate ;-) Moore's Law will keep you safe!"