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Old 06-11-2006, 08:12 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I have 4x512 stix of ram... i was thinking of buying OCZ's 2 gb 2x1g set up...if i put 2x512 and 2x1gig and added up to 3 gigs of ram would i see a BIG diff...or should i just use 2x1 and dual channel???

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Old 06-11-2006, 08:59 PM   #2 (permalink)
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I would just use ur 2x 1g sticks unless the 512 ram was the same speed as the 1g stuff other wise it will slow the good stuff down
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Old 06-11-2006, 09:05 PM   #3 (permalink)
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2 X 1 GB hands down

perform much better than 3gb I presume
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2 X 1GB. There will actually be a decrease in preformance if you use 3GBs. Since windows can't handle more than 2GB atm it would suffer. Not to mention the fact that it's not in dual-channel is even worse. So 2 X 1GB for sure.
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What's a good brand/type to buy for 2x1GB sticks? Corsair XMS and OCZ is what I've seen a lot of in other peoples builds.
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Both of those are good. G. Skill is also good.
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Old 06-11-2006, 10:04 PM   #7 (permalink)
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thnx for the help guys.... i thought 2 1gig stix would be better BUT... i will have all 4 of these 512 Corsair pc5400C4 XMS2 667mhz stix laying around now was just wondering wat i could use them for lol

O BTW this is the Memory i am getting... i think it will work great for BF2 and FEAR... which are Mem hogs lol

http://www.zipzoomfly.com/jsp/Produc...ductCode=85238
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Sell em.

then buy some corsair DDR2 1066 Ram and OC that P4 to 5 GHz and On


hahah 5-5-5-15 timings!!!
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GRRR u laugh at my timings LOL... and my P4..

it does have bad timings But the new memory is a lil better with 3-3-3-12

but i dun care much about that lol
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well those freaking lose timings so its not like its bad....I mean dude its PC 8500.......

Nothing wrong with P4's as long as you OC the **** out of em
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