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I dont know what kind of memory to add on to my 2 gigs?

post #1 of 20
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I have two gigs of corsair XMS DDR 400 Cas Latency 3-3-3-8. Would it be better to go with a single stick one gig or 2 x 512? please leave links with your suggestions and comments thanks
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74GB Raptor combo lol pos had to save moeny somewhere XP pro Syncmaster 
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post #2 of 20
I would stick with 2GB - I don't see any point getting more. Thats if you have the RAM already.

If you're asking if you should buy 4x512MB or 2x1GB, go with 2x1GB
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post #3 of 20
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i have the XMS 3200 two of them they are sick and i have some money think i should just get the sound card or vid card
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AMD 64 x2 dual 4400z Asus A8V-E SE socket939 nVidia EVGA 7600GT 256 mb Corsair XMS DDR 400 2x1G 
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74GB Raptor combo lol pos had to save moeny somewhere XP pro Syncmaster 
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AMD 64 x2 dual 4400z Asus A8V-E SE socket939 nVidia EVGA 7600GT 256 mb Corsair XMS DDR 400 2x1G 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
74GB Raptor combo lol pos had to save moeny somewhere XP pro Syncmaster 
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post #4 of 20
If you are adding to the RAM there is not much Point unless you do Graphical rendering. I would spend the money elsewhere or save it.
post #5 of 20
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i play counter strike soure im just trying to get the best rig for my buck tweak so its even better and get good fps and no choke thats all i care about
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AMD 64 x2 dual 4400z Asus A8V-E SE socket939 nVidia EVGA 7600GT 256 mb Corsair XMS DDR 400 2x1G 
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74GB Raptor combo lol pos had to save moeny somewhere XP pro Syncmaster 
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G15 ATX 550 20 pp but i need 24 power pins to work rig Antec LanBOy G5 
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AMD 64 x2 dual 4400z Asus A8V-E SE socket939 nVidia EVGA 7600GT 256 mb Corsair XMS DDR 400 2x1G 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
74GB Raptor combo lol pos had to save moeny somewhere XP pro Syncmaster 
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G15 ATX 550 20 pp but i need 24 power pins to work rig Antec LanBOy G5 
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post #6 of 20
If you game, just get a replacement and buy a nice graphics card.

If you listen to loads of music, just get a replacement and buy a nice X-Fi

If you don't do either, just get a replacement and go out!
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Western Digital 500GB Pioneer DVD-RW Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit Viewsonic VA2213w 
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Western Digital 500GB Pioneer DVD-RW Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit Viewsonic VA2213w 
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post #7 of 20
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i dont need to save my money cause this is the money i have saved for this rig been working on it piece by piece for almost a year but i hate my case but i have that coming soon i have a 76000 GT or maybe new mobo with a better chip set
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AMD 64 x2 dual 4400z Asus A8V-E SE socket939 nVidia EVGA 7600GT 256 mb Corsair XMS DDR 400 2x1G 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
74GB Raptor combo lol pos had to save moeny somewhere XP pro Syncmaster 
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G15 ATX 550 20 pp but i need 24 power pins to work rig Antec LanBOy G5 
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
AMD 64 x2 dual 4400z Asus A8V-E SE socket939 nVidia EVGA 7600GT 256 mb Corsair XMS DDR 400 2x1G 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
74GB Raptor combo lol pos had to save moeny somewhere XP pro Syncmaster 
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G15 ATX 550 20 pp but i need 24 power pins to work rig Antec LanBOy G5 
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post #8 of 20
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was thinking about the xfi fatality fps
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AMD 64 x2 dual 4400z Asus A8V-E SE socket939 nVidia EVGA 7600GT 256 mb Corsair XMS DDR 400 2x1G 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
74GB Raptor combo lol pos had to save moeny somewhere XP pro Syncmaster 
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G15 ATX 550 20 pp but i need 24 power pins to work rig Antec LanBOy G5 
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Razer Exact Mat 
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
AMD 64 x2 dual 4400z Asus A8V-E SE socket939 nVidia EVGA 7600GT 256 mb Corsair XMS DDR 400 2x1G 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
74GB Raptor combo lol pos had to save moeny somewhere XP pro Syncmaster 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
G15 ATX 550 20 pp but i need 24 power pins to work rig Antec LanBOy G5 
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post #9 of 20
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just looking for some ideas, but my cpu is in pieces need new psu getting an antect trio 550w
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
AMD 64 x2 dual 4400z Asus A8V-E SE socket939 nVidia EVGA 7600GT 256 mb Corsair XMS DDR 400 2x1G 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
74GB Raptor combo lol pos had to save moeny somewhere XP pro Syncmaster 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
G15 ATX 550 20 pp but i need 24 power pins to work rig Antec LanBOy G5 
Mouse Pad
Razer Exact Mat 
  hide details  
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My System
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
AMD 64 x2 dual 4400z Asus A8V-E SE socket939 nVidia EVGA 7600GT 256 mb Corsair XMS DDR 400 2x1G 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
74GB Raptor combo lol pos had to save moeny somewhere XP pro Syncmaster 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
G15 ATX 550 20 pp but i need 24 power pins to work rig Antec LanBOy G5 
Mouse Pad
Razer Exact Mat 
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post #10 of 20
RAM Is just fine..Anything above 2gb you wont notice a performance increase. The Only main things in your Rig that could do with an Upgrade is Your sound card and PSU as you have stated.
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