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Hey guys, as the title suggests, im looking for some ram, coz my current standard 512 stick isnt up to running everything at high, my cpu and gpu can handle it with ease, but the ram is letting me down.

im looking to go to a 1gb, but which should i get, should i get 2 512's and run them dual channel, also which make should i buy, etc etc

heeeeelp
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If you don't intend on overclocking your memory, then pretty much any brand. Heck, even a heatspreader covering all the memory chips isn't necessary.

A single, 1GB stick will perform better, plus it will allow you to easily upgrade to 2GB by, someday, buying that same stick again.
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hmm i thought runing 2 512's were faster than a single 1gb stick,??


who said i wasnt going to overclock??, i want good timings too
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2x512 will be faster than 1x1gb unless you fill more than 2 DIMM slots. AMD's on-die memory controller can't handle more than 2 RAM sticks I believe, so it has to set RAM frequency to 133MHz IIRC..
    
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