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Old 10-26-2006, 07:32 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Which ram configuration is best?

1x 1GB stick of ram.
2x 512MB sticks of ram in dual channel.
1x 1GB stick of ram and 2x 512MB sticks of ram in a total of 3 slots with no dual channel equaling 2gb of ram.
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i would say if your a big multitasker i'd go for the larger quantity.. but if you just do a couple things at a time, i'd go for the dual channel
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Well like for example some BF2, BF2142, Video Editing, CS:S, and DOD:S.
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ooo bf2 is ram hungry i know for a fact.... when i went from 1 to 2 gigabite it eliminated my lag... so maybe you should go for more ram
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Ok I will do that then, I also heard dual channel isnt as much of a performance boost as people think.
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ya.. i didnt really notice a big jump from 1 gig single to 2 gig dual.. the only thing it helped was gaming performance.. but that was because of the added memory
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