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Old 12-11-2005, 01:13 PM   #1 (permalink)
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My motherboard has 2 memory slots and can handle up to 2GB of memory. I have 2- 512MB DDR sticks of memory, If I switch 1 stick with a 1GB stick will it run slower while gamming because it will not be running in DDR?

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well, does your motherboard support dual-channel memory? if so, it won't run in dual channel if the memory sticks don't match. if it doesn't support dual-channel, then switching one stick for 1GB will help performance.

but no matter what you do, the memory is still DDR. DDR is not a state that the memory runs in. It refers to its architecture.


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Old 12-11-2005, 10:23 PM   #3 (permalink)
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I'm 99.9% sure that your motherboard doesn't support dual-channel, so yes a stick of 1GB would help.

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have no idea whether or not your board supports dual channel but ditto the first post. it will still be ddr but it may effect dual channel if your board supports it
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