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Old 09-25-2007, 01:34 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Default DDR2 - Memory Module Kit?

I am in need of upgrade of ram, so far i got 1GB but thats not enough so i want to upgrade to 3GB but i only have two DDR2 slots. So i am here to ask you's if this
OCZ OCZ2RPR1066A2GK at PC World - Buy cheap DDR2 Memory - OCZ OCZ2RPR1066A2GK 2GB (2x 1GB) PC2-8800 *ATI CROSSFIRE* DDR2 DIMM MEMORY KIT
and this OCZ OCZ2FX800C32GK at PC World - Buy cheap DDR2 Memory - OCZ OCZ2FX800C32GK 2GB (2x 1GB) PC2-6400 *FLEX XLC* DDR2 DIMM MEMORY KIT just take up one memory slot or two ? :question:

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Old 09-25-2007, 06:49 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Both of those take up two slots, but that's good, because you're old RAM is probably a lower frequency and if you mix it with the new RAM, the new stuff will be lowered to match the old frequency. Also, you do not need more than 2 gigs of RAM for most stuff anyway. AND if you used three slots it wouldn't be in "dual-channel" mode, which is bad. So really, if you want more RAM, just buy two gigs or try to get a one gig stick that matches what you already have if it's any good.

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Old 09-27-2007, 08:01 PM   #3 (permalink)
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thanks for a quick and detailed advice =D i have changed my mind now i just gonna get 1GB of ram. So ill have 2x1GB which hope will effect my gaming performance XD . I currently have 1GB DDR2 633Mhz RAM therefore i gonna get this one http://www.pcworld.co.uk/martprd/sto...&category_oid=
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2GB will help over 1Gb where as 3GB or more really isn't any different on XP at least.
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