Re: Memory 24gb vs 12gb triple channel
ohh I see what you mean.. I'd go with the three two gig sticks. You'll never use that much. Under normal circumstances, I'm sitting with about 6GB free.
unless you're some INSANE multitasker.. I mean, with Vista, Crysis, GTA IV, and the daily apps I run (FF, iTunes, Photoshop, etc), I had about 500MB left of 8GB
As for performance.. the 3x2GB sticks would be faster (more pins to access the memory from)
If all your slots are maxed out, then they would be pretty much equal in speeds. The 12GB would be faster because its less memory being accessed using the same number of pins (unless the 4GB is clocked faster... Even then, the differences are minimal.
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