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Since vista is a memory hog i was thinking about getting another set of HZ's. Would running 4*1GB with dual channel hamper my overclocking ability?
    
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With an AMD, yes. It overloads the onboard memory controller and messes things up. You'd be better off getting a 2 x 2gb set.
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yes, if one of the sticks may become unstable at higher clock speeds, others may do better at higher speeds. it all depends, but you can always put a stronger divider on the ram.
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With an AMD, yes. It overloads the onboard memory controller and messes things up. You'd be better off getting a 2 x 2gb set.
I thought that was only a 939< issue?
    
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just stick with 1x2gb stick. it will maximize your ocing ability due to amd's on-die memory controller.
the only downside is that if you kill the ram you lose a whole 2gigs!
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