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Old 02-06-2005, 05:07 PM   #1 (permalink)
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i just upgraded my system's RAM from 1 256mb PC2700 stick and 2 128mb PC2100 sticks to 2 256mb PC2700 sticks (dual-channeled) and 1 128mb PC2100 stick. do you think i'd have better performance removing that last 128mb PC2100 stick since it's slowing down my other RAM or should i keep it? Would removing the RAM slow up my system or would it speed it up since the PC2700 RAM can actually reach it's peak performance?

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Old 02-06-2005, 05:18 PM   #2 (permalink)
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As you said, the PC2100 will underclock the PC2700 to match the speeds... I say remove it, give it a try, you'll hardly miss the extra 128 megs...
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