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Old 07-29-2005, 07:42 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Im going to get pc3200 ram. Wats the difference between getting a 1 gig stick or getting 2x512 sticks?
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Old 07-29-2005, 07:45 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Do you have dual channel capabilities on your motherboard?

The 2 512's can be run in dual channel - so on a socket 939 motherboard you will get 6.4gb/s of bandwidth over 3.2gb/s in single channel. The 2 512's will have tighter timmings, so will overclock better, and the 2 512's will be cheaper.
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Old 07-29-2005, 07:48 AM   #3 (permalink)
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well ive found a 1gb stick for 35 quid. What would 2 512's cost?
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Old 07-29-2005, 07:54 AM   #4 (permalink)
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Can I have a link

I found 1 512 stick for £23 on ebuyer - so £43 for 2 to put in dual channel...
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Old 07-29-2005, 08:30 AM   #5 (permalink)
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well its on ebay lol..........
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