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Old 02-03-2005, 05:30 PM   #1
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in general what is better.........having for example, 1 GB RAM memory stick or two 512 MB sticks?
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Old 02-03-2005, 05:59 PM   #2
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it depends, if your motherboard supports dual-channel ram then definitly the 2 x 512mb. This gives more speed

If its not dual then im not sure...
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Old 02-03-2005, 06:45 PM   #3
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its dual...thanks
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Old 02-03-2005, 10:05 PM   #4
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yeah, its like this... 1 gb of single ram is like an 8 lane highway, where the cars ahve plenty of space and all goes well. but dual channel is like a 16 lane highway and where the traffic moves so much faster. why? becuase you have more space bewteen the two sticks. its good to spread things out. yesh.
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Old 02-05-2005, 01:44 AM   #5
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Even better is to get 2 1 Gig memory stick for your dual channel. And if you haven't bought it yet, check the cas latency, make sure they are low.
Beter buy 2 Gig if you can now and have two slots left for future expansion, than buying 1 Gig which is by far enough; but with today's fast changing PC's, we'll soon be in the Tera era!
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Old 02-05-2005, 02:47 AM   #6
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I would just get two 512 sticks for now
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