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post #11 of 28
In a way I like the idea but it's too much of a gimmick in my books.
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post #12 of 28
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It's because you can't address the memory space in a 32-bit environment. Applies to everyone.
i think his point was that they singled out windows on this issue for some reason.
post #13 of 28
Why dont they just give you 2x 1GB sticks and 2x 512 Sticks? Wallah 3GB and dual channel right?
post #14 of 28
If it's 2 x 1gb and 2 x 512mb, i like the idea. Obviously, it would have to be the right price, but i sometimes think for Vista 32bit, 2gb ain't enough and 4gb can't be used.

They've seen a good market niche here

Just get the price right!
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i think his point was that they singled out windows on this issue for some reason.
Yeah, and I was saying he was right, and that it affects all platforms.
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why does everything have to be a whole number whats wrong with a 1.5 gig stick and a 1.5 gig stick. if you go to a 64 bit os get another pair and then you have 6 gigs of dual channel instead of 3

that's where i could see something appealing to me anyway but for it to be worth while it would have to be a bit cheaper then a 2x2 kit and at current pricings I just don't see it happening
post #17 of 28
it'd be interesting to see this in 2 sticks of ram (1.5 gb each)
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why does everything have to be a whole number whats wrong with a 1.5 gig stick and a 1.5 gig stick. if you go to a 64 bit os get another pair and then you have 6 gigs of dual channel instead of 3

that's where i could see something appealing to me anyway but for it to be worth while it would have to be a bit cheaper then a 2x2 kit and at current pricings I just don't see it happening
...cause 1.5GB would mean 8x192MB IC (single sided RAM) or 16x96 (double sided RAM). Memory chips only come in binary amounts (32,64,128,256,etc)



The point of 3x1GB DDR3 is.... Nehalem! It supports Tri-Channel so it needs 3 DIMMs.
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why does everything have to be a whole number whats wrong with a 1.5 gig stick and a 1.5 gig stick. if you go to a 64 bit os get another pair and then you have 6 gigs of dual channel instead of 3

that's where i could see something appealing to me anyway but for it to be worth while it would have to be a bit cheaper then a 2x2 kit and at current pricings I just don't see it happening
Yea, I see nothing that it is a 3x1 gig. 2x1.5g would be a good deal, and could run in dual chanel still.
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...cause 1.5GB would mean 8x192MB IC (single sided RAM) or 16x96 (double sided RAM). Memory chips only come in binary amounts (32,64,128,256,etc)



The point of 3x1GB DDR3 is.... Nehalem! It supports Tri-Channel so it needs 3 DIMMs.
Why don't they just put a 256MBX6 for a 1.5GB stick?
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