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Old 02-21-2006, 02:29 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Out of the following configurations, which is best?


Option 1: 256MB PC2100 DDR-SDRAM + 512MB PC2700 DDR-SDRAM

Option 1 would clock the system bus at 333MHz, but with a total of 768MB of RAM.


Option 2: 512MB PC2700 DDR-SDRAM + 512MB PC3200 DDR-SDRAM

Option 2 would clock the system bus at 266MHz, but with a total of 1GB of RAM.
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Old 02-21-2006, 02:37 PM   #2 (permalink)
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why not use two sticks of the same speed ram?
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Hello,

lol...soz it's one or the other in this scenario ...
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use option 2.

More RAM, and better RAM speeds.

PC2100 is horrible, i wouldnt touch it...
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Option 2 should run at 333MHz, while option 1 would run at 266MHz.

2 all the way.
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Hello,

Sorry...got something wrong...Corrections below:


Option 1: 256MB PC2700 DDR-SDRAM + 512MB PC3200 DDR-SDRAM

Option 1 would clock the system bus at 333MHz, but with a total of 768MB of RAM.


Option 2: 512MB PC2100 DDR-SDRAM + 512MB PC3200 DDR-SDRAM

Option 2 would clock the system bus at 266MHz, but with a total of 1GB of RAM.

...Better .
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