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Old 08-05-2006, 05:44 AM   #1
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Default 2 Sticks in dual channel, or 3 sticks not.

Whats better 2 sticks of 512mb RAM in dual channel, or 3 sticks of 512mb not in dual channel?

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Default Re: 2 Sticks in dual channel, or 3 sticks not.

I would say the 1GB in dual channel, depends, what speed is the RAM at?
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Old 08-05-2006, 09:54 AM   #3
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Default Re: 2 Sticks in dual channel, or 3 sticks not.

Get the three sticks. Dual Channel is good, but it's not a major impact. More memory is what counts.
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Default Re: 2 Sticks in dual channel, or 3 sticks not.

If you're a multitasker or you play BF2 or some other extremely demanding game, get the extra stick. Otherwise it's not worth it, assuming you would have to buy it.

If you already have it, then by all means, put it in.
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Old 08-05-2006, 12:45 PM   #5
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Default Re: 2 Sticks in dual channel, or 3 sticks not.

Well since i have a peace of crap processor, it downclocks all my RAM to pc 2700. But yea, i use my comp mostly for gamming, and when im not gamming, im on the net, and talking on aim, while listening to music, so i guess thats multitasking.
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Default Re: 2 Sticks in dual channel, or 3 sticks not.

just put two sticks in dual channel and the third stick in for more memory. It won't really make a difference. Just as long as two sticks are in dual channel, the thrid won't matter where it is put
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