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I'm about to get me some new memory, and was wondering which way is the best way to go...

2x1g or 4x512m...

Thanks...
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post #2 of 12
2x1 is the better option. Less stress on the IMC plus room for future upgrades.
    
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post #3 of 12
2X1 bexause it overclocks better and has room for upgrades.
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post #4 of 12
2x1

For one of many reasons, its less to go wrong
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post #5 of 12
2x1GB.

Reasons are already posted above.
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Perfect...Thanks for the fast replies...
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post #7 of 12
Quote:
Originally Posted by wannabe_OC View Post
Perfect...Thanks for the fast replies...
NP, thats why this site is here.
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post #8 of 12
I asked in your other thread, I'll ask again here.

Don't you already have 2gb of RAM?
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post #9 of 12
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Originally Posted by Mootsfox View Post
I asked in your other thread, I'll ask again here.

Don't you already have 2gb of RAM?
I do but it's 4x512 and very cheap memory and no heatspreaders...

I have been itchin' to buy alil something for the rig lately and didn't want to redo the entire thing just yet...
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post #10 of 12
Well....i have no problems hitting 3.6Ghz stable with 4x512MB Dimms. So i don't know where ppl get the impression it gives problems?

But it does aid an easy upgrade to 4GB if you have 2x1GB Dimms already.
 
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