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hi all got a friend with a question I can't answer. basically he has a old e6400 with 2x1gb of 800 ddr2 in dual channel and he has been given another 1gb of 800 ddr2 now my questions is of he adds the third ram Will this improve performance with three added gb or will it've worse with dual channel not working ? cheers
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I don´t think you´ll see much difference between single or dual channel, just check the timings and voltages on the one you are adding to see if they match .
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timing voltage and speed are the same . Will the extra gb help ?
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If it´s the same you may as well throw it in , it definitely wont be worse.
It won´t probably be noticeable , I think the most notable is going from 1gig - 2gig - 4gig
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I have a 2gb stick and I sold a 1gb one because with that in my pc I didn't see much of a difference.. but it's ddr2 - 664mhz.
There will be difference, but little bit not huge.
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