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Old 12-20-2005, 04:23 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Upgrading RAM, please give some inputs

I currently using 2x526MB Dual Channels RAM and now wanna upgrade to 1GB and my mobo is asus p4c800-e deluxe which has 4 slots So i just buy 2another sticks and put it in or just use 2x512MB sticks? which way's better?


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If you have 2x512 then you already have 1gb. Are you looking to upgrade to 2gb? If so, then your answer is yes.

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Old 12-20-2005, 05:16 PM   #3 (permalink)
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oppsy it was a typo :-) i mean 2x256MB my question is if there's a big different bwt 2x512MB and 4x256MB?
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Old 12-20-2005, 08:18 PM   #4 (permalink)
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You will get better timings and speed if you go with 2x 512.
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