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Would a stick of 800Mhz , (1 gig) be faster than a stick of 600Mhz (2 gigs)
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I understand that i'm not allowed to bump this fast, but i really need a quick answer ! Pleaseee..
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Yes, but the 2GB will always be alot better
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But if the 800 is faster? how would the 2 gig prevail?
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post #5 of 8
Are the each only one stick or are they two 1gb sticks? If they are two 1gb's get that at you will get dual channel. Also games run a lot better under 2gb vs 1gb. However smaller modules can run tighter timings usually.

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Originally Posted by Mystikx
Would a stick of 800Mhz , (1 gig) be faster than a stick of 600Mhz (2 gigs)
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Your question is sort of like "Is blue faster than red?"..it depends.

800mhz is certainly faster than 600mhz. 2 gigs will certailly perform better than 1 gig. Some applications that depend on memory speed will probably run faster with the faster memory and some applications that require more memory will probably run faster with 2 gigs...it all depends.

If you could state a specific application, perhaps yoiu could get a specific answer.
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post #7 of 8
dual channel kinda makes up for the lack of speed.
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post #8 of 8
Get 2 gigs and lose the dreaded Hard Drive swap file when your running games.
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