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Old 12-30-2005, 06:21 PM   #1
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Question Computer Memory

I currently have 512 MB of ram and I am going to upgrade it soon. So what I would like to know is if which way is better:
-Two 512 Sticks running in Dual Channel,
-One 512 and one 1GB stick normal, or
-three 512 Sticks

Any advice would be greatly appreciated!
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three 512 sticks would probably be best but if you dont need 1.5gb of ram get a dual channel kit
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I just want the Best Performance for gaming. Is it possible to run Dual Channel with 3 sticks of ram?
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no i dont think because dual channel implys two sticks...but for gaming get 2x512mb sticks then if u need more later get two more dual channel sticks
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I would go with 1 512MB stick and 1 1GB stick it leaves you more room to upgrade in the future.
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actually thats taking up more slots and if you dont get really good ram then its nice very good. get 2x512mb corsair XMS ram and that'll do you good i have it and i can play games without issues
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Well, I dont really care for expansion right now, because I have 4 slots, and I'll never go for anything above 2GB anyway...
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get the 2x512mb sticks, look at peolpes sig's and you'll see thats what we all use. and alot of us have gaming systems
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2 512'S will do you good then... I have 2 512's and everything runs quite fast. Esspecially on start-up
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Wouldn't it be better to get 1GB? Then you can have 4GB if you ever want to. Is 2 x 512mb have better performance or something?
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