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Old 01-24-2009, 10:54 AM   #1
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Default Faster Ram= Better Performance?

ok i have two sticks of 512mb samsung ram thats pc2-4300. i also of 2 sticks of 1gb kingston ram thats pc2-5300.

Would it be better if i took the two 512s out so my ram can be faster or is it better to have 3gbs of ram instead of 2gb?
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Old 01-24-2009, 11:17 AM   #2
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Default Re: Faster Ram= Better Performance?

I'm not sure you would notice the difference. If you did, I think it would be a disadvantage, but I'm just guessing on that.
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Default Re: Faster Ram= Better Performance?

The PC2-5300 isn't really that much faster then the PC2-4300, so you're not going to see an improvement in speed using it by itself. You'd be better off running it along with the PC2-4300 so you'll have a full 3GB available.
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Default Re: Faster Ram= Better Performance?

Yea the jump between PC2-5300 from PC2-4300's wont really be very noticeable, but upgrading the actually amount of RAM you have would give you a more obvious improvement. Run them together in dual channel
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