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post #1 of 15
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Originally Posted by The Inquirer
MEMORY FIRM Corsair has sent us a white paper containing benchmarks showing the difference between having a system with 2GB rather than 1GB.
You will probably not be surprised to learn that it concludes that the current generation of enthusiast systems will benefit more from 2GB rather than one.
http://www.theinquirer.net/?article=25715

Actually, this is a surprise to me.
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post #2 of 15
wow I always thought that 1gig was better than 2....with current performance capabilities..guess i was wrong
    
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post #3 of 15
I can understand that, with the likes of BF2 out now.

But I dont think the difference is big enough to justify me getting another GB of OCZ just yet.
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post #4 of 15
Never mind not wanting to get more, I don't have the money to get more!
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post #5 of 15
Yeah, I'll be getting two gigs in my next rig. I was trying to decide between one or two because I had heard one was better before, thing change lol.
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I never thought that less ram could benefit, I thought that the problem was the higher ram usually have higher timings and thats why less is better.
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post #7 of 15
I'll be wanting to see REAL results, not what some labrat says or some big corporation whos soul purpose is to make more, more, MORE money. No doubt for CAD workand the like 2GB is better than one, but apart from that, probably no difference at all, D3 in ultra quality supposedly needs a minimum of 512MB sys RAM as well as your VRAM, yet its never spilled out of my VCs 256MB VRAM yet =o|
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post #8 of 15
I would bet that they used 4x512 or something like that, 1 or 2 gig chips just don't perform that well. (Unless there is some new technology Corsair hasn't told us about...)
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post #9 of 15
I think theyre talking about using four 512MB modules right? More bandwidth and better timings if Im not mistaken.
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post #10 of 15
it's always a little suspect when a memory retailer is espousing the benefits of buying twice as much RAM.

I'd like to hear an independent source agree with them whether that much RAM is actually beneficially to the home PC user.
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