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post #11 of 16
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just wondering, but what makes using 4 sticks of memory bad?
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The memory controler defaults to a CPC of 2T for about a 3-7% performance hit.
    
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post #13 of 16
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ouch. so I shouldn't get another pair of 512's? ahh I hate wasting
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post #14 of 16
go for a 2x1 gb dual chanel kit. 4x512 is bad for ocing
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2 gigs (usually)

on an AMD it will be worse but not normally
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post #16 of 16
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I don't plan on OCing this setup so I don't know if that would change the answers..

my setup is pretty much budget...so would the cons of getting 4 sticks of 512mb be worth the extra 50$ spent on getting 2 sticks of 1gb? I hope not, because if it was I would have upgraded to AM2
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