Dual DDR Questions - Page 2 - Techist - Tech Forum

Go Back   Techist - Tech Forum > Computer Hardware > Monitors, Printers and Peripherals
Click Here to Login
Closed Thread
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
 
Old 01-20-2005, 08:56 PM   #11 (permalink)
Lord Techie
 
Join Date: Jan 2005
Posts: 8,013
Send a message via AIM to DJ-CHRIS
Default

Most of the time buying 2 of the same ram at the same time works 99% of the time in Dual Channel
__________________

DJ-CHRIS is offline  
Old 01-20-2005, 10:03 PM   #12 (permalink)
Master Techie
 
Join Date: Jul 2004
Posts: 2,932
Default

Well, there is actual truth in buying tested matched pairs (only from good brands, though, mind you). The cheap brands are most likely a marketing ploy. However, when you get technical, a true matched pair is better than just two spec-matched chips. (Although most people won't be able to tell the difference.)

Also, you'll find that even though the chips state the same specs, the cheaper ones aren't actually the sizes they say. A cheap 128mb stick won't have 128mb worth of actual addressable memory...so yer kinda cheating yourself by going cheap.
__________________

__________________

-----------------------------------------------
Don\'t hate the player...Hate the game...
ShoobieRat is offline  
Closed Thread

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off




Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 04:02 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.