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Ok I screwed up when I first upgraded this computer, I bought a new 1gb DDR2 pc5300 memory stick, and added it to my 1gb DDR2 pc4200 memory stick, and now I realize they are of coarse running at different clock speeds and thats slowing the new mem stick down. So my question is, (please refer to my Specs) if I bought http://www.pcclub.com/product_detail...emno=A4308028# ( OCZ 2GB (2 x 1GB) DDR2 Memory - 667MHz) which would utilize the dual channel lol, would I see a NOTICIBLE difference in gaming? Because quite honestly I dont want to drop $220 if I'm not going to see results.
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I really do not think you would see much of an upgrade in real world gaming maybe in some benchmarks but don't think you would get mor then a 5fps incress if that.
    
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I really do not think you would see much of an upgrade in real world gaming maybe in some benchmarks but don't think you would get mor then a 5fps incress if that.
Alright thanks, I think you helped me make up my mind lol. I'll wait til a later date to go all out on memory, maybe when I see which way games head, and for prices to come down lol. for now I'm just going to go back to where I got this pc5300 stick, and buy 1 more to at least utilize dual channel.
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