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I'm currently running 2x 4gb sticks of ram dual channel, and I have an extra 4gb stick I could pull from my HTPC (Doesn't really need 8gb for XBMC) and I have pagefile disabled because of my SSD and sometimes I leave comicrack open and end up almost hitting a RAM wall when I run games (stupid windows pop up) So what is my best option here in terms of performance?
Turn page file back on
Use the extra stick of ram
Stop being stupid and close ComicRack
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1. Turn the page file back on.
2. Get another stick of RAM as three won't allow dual channel.
3. Stop being stupid and close ComicRack tongue.gif (Not really).
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Use the extra module, no need to get another stick. It will run in flex mode, ie. dual channel on two sticks and single channel on the other.

However the UD4 doesn't like running RAM faster than 1333MHz in flex mode, I have the same board and tried it already. You won't notice the difference though.

Turn the page file back on but put it on a mechanical disk.
Edited by qiqi1021 - 8/22/12 at 4:42am
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