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2 GBs @ 1066 or 4 GBs @ 800?

Poll Results: 2 gigs @ 1066 or 4gigs @800

Poll expired: Mar 6, 2008  
  • 5% (1)
    2 gigs 800
  • 94% (16)
    4gigs 1066
17 Total Votes  
post #1 of 21
Thread Starter 
Hey all!
i have an option to me to swop my 4gigs(2x2gigs) of mushkin DDR2 800mhz memory for 2gigs(2x1gigs) of mushkin DDR2 1066mhz memory...
should i do it? will i notice a performance difference?
post #2 of 21
Edit: Read my other post.
    
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post #3 of 21
I would stay with your current 2x2GB @ 800 and overclock them to a higher speed > 2x1GB of 1066
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post #4 of 21
Definitely misread the question... I thought it was another one of those "Should I go from 2 to 4?" things... Ugh, your post is hard to understand and the poll is all backwards...
    
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post #5 of 21
4GB is so much better for gaming. It doesn't improve frames much, but it improves level load times significantly.
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post #6 of 21
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im pretty new to memory clocking, but i cant even clock these modules 3mhz with-out post failing...
LOL my bad on the poll...
post #7 of 21
Just keep the current RAM that you have.
    
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post #8 of 21
Memory speed doesn't really mean jack in real world performance, go with 4GB.
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post #9 of 21
Quote:
Originally Posted by Duckydude View Post
Memory speed doesn't really mean jack in real world performance, go with 4GB.
If you're a folder, you can reduce 30 seconds or so per % from going 800MHz to 1066MHz.
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post #10 of 21
Lol Steve, did anyone on prophecy reply to you yet? Besides, are you overclocking or doing memory related tasks?
    
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