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ok right now i am running a single sick of ram in my rig (check signature) the ram is pretty fast, and doing good. But i was wondering if i got another stick and ran it in dual channel mode how much would it improve my speeds? In everest my speeds are as follows read 6586 MB/s, write 2208 MB/s and latency 74.7ns. timings are 5,5,5,15, +.2V vdimm and its running at 1:1, is there anyway to improve on these current numbers like changing the FSB : DRAM from 1:1 to somethings else? i'm fairly new to oc'ing ram so any help i can get would be much appreciated.
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post #2 of 6
Dual channel would be better and faster.

You'd notice a big difference between 1GB & 2GB of ram, especially in games.

1:1 is the best you can get. Everything is running at the same speed right now, its nice & balanced and what most overclockers aim for.
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do you have a guess of how much faster it would be running that way? even just a ball park guess.
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post #4 of 6
I couldn't say.

With memory in a Dual Channel configuration, memory is acessed 128 bits at a time, instead of 64 bits, which is the normal rate. So, the trnasfer rate is doubled.
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post #5 of 6
If you put another 1 GB stick you'll laugh at the awesomeness.
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post #6 of 6
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alright i'm convinced i'm ordering another stick tonight
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