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2x2 is the way to go
    
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2X2gb is better. that way you dont put too much stress on the memory controller.
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I'm running 4x1 and i'm fine. Future proof ram running at 1066mhz...I think not.

I'm fine runing the ram I have now. I also noticed that even at higher frequencies the 2x2 modules don't have near the transfer rate as 4x1gb modules. The best I have seen are around 5500mb/s and i'm currently at 7908mb/s with my micron D9xxx chips. To my knowledge there are no Micron 2x2 modules on the market atm (correct me if i'm wrong). Even if there are some Micron 2x2's they are still benching slower than good 4x1 setups.

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