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2Gb for dual channel (1x2) or 3Gb for single channel (2x1GB / 1x1GB)
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Just stick with 2GB, with that system you won't really notice a difference.
    
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Depends, going to be using up that much RAM? For bandwidth purposes I would definitely go with the dual channel.
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Just stick with 2GB, with that system you won't really notice a difference.
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Depends, going to be using up that much RAM? For bandwidth purposes I would definitely go with the dual channel.
Right now it has 1.5gbs.

I was thinking about getting 2GB's because dual channel = Ftw. 3Gb's is however useful good for vista
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Right now it has 1.5gbs.

I was thinking about getting 2GB's because dual channel = Ftw. 3Gb's is however useful good for vista
On a laptop you're not going to see as big a difference with dual channel vs. single channel as you would going to 3GB, especially if you're using Vista, I saw a very nice increase in "snapiness" when I jumped from 2GB to 3GB in my sig system with Vista. I of course maintained dual channel but yeah...
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On a laptop you're not going to see as big a difference with dual channel vs. single channel as you would going to 3GB, especially if you're using Vista, I saw a very nice increase in "snapiness" when I jumped from 2GB to 3GB in my sig system with Vista. I of course maintained dual channel but yeah...
Well, Laptops at work we sell are 3GB's but they seam slow
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post #7 of 12
Stay with 2 GB of dual channel.
Sometimes.
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Dual Channel because ram in laptop is fairly slow.
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I think it would be worth it to pay a little more for a second 2gb stick, and then sell the extra stuff here on the OCN. 2x2gb in dual channel for the win!

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820208407

15.99 at the egg plus shipping. Can't beat those prices.
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I think it would be worth it to pay a little more for a second 2gb stick, and then sell the extra stuff here on the OCN. 2x2gb in dual channel for the win!

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820208407

15.99 at the egg plus shipping. Can't beat those prices.
not sure if this laptop can support 4Gb's of ram.

Website said 2GB max but users & google told me you can put more in.
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