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Old 07-12-2007, 02:09 PM   #1 (permalink)
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i want 2GB of ram in my new system, but i wanna know if it would make a difference if i had 4 sticks of all the same 512mb sticks of crucial ballistix, or if i got 2 1gb sticks of Geil or Gskill....

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I'd go with 2 x 1gb g.skil. More room to add on later and I believe 2 sticks is suppose to be faster because of less work on the memory controller or something.

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if you already have 2x512 sticks then I would just get another set. 2 sticks vs 4 sticks isn't as big of a deal as many would lead you to believe. Even OCZ is releasing 4GB (4x1GB) kits right now:

OCZ intros quad DDR2 kits

But if your building from scratch I would get 2x1GB if you could.
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