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Old 07-10-2005, 02:27 AM   #1 (permalink)
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What would be faster 2x512mbs or a 1 gig stick? In terms of performance.
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Old 07-10-2005, 03:03 AM   #2 (permalink)
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2x 512 if run in dual channel.
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Old 07-12-2005, 05:31 PM   #3 (permalink)
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If you had the choice between 2x 512MB and 1024MBs and the motherboard does not support dual channel then go with the 1GB module. There isn't a difference in speed between the two. The motherboard only sees the memory as a whole not as individual parts.

If the motherboard supports dual channel then buy the 2x 512MB modules. You will get about 10% increase in performance.
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2 x 512 works best, especially in DC.
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Old 07-13-2005, 09:26 AM   #5 (permalink)
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the 2x 512mb is the best but if u get 2x 1 gig stick and run in dual channel that is even better lol
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