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I have 8GB of RAM and i removed a stick of it so i could put my Fan on my TRUE so i could have better airflow, so i have a total of 6GB.
i booted up my computer and it booted it about 5 seconds quicker than it did when i had 8GB of RAM 0_o

any idea why?
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post #2 of 5
Windows boot time varies so it is not always the same.

Are you using 8GB of the same modules or different modules?
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post #3 of 5
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the same.
idk i booted it up twice and both times it booted faster than normal.
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sometimes the memory controller on the board handles different amount of ram differently, for example, you can get higher OC's and better timings with smaller amounts (2-4GB) of ram. But with more, the memory controller compensates for it. (my old 680i could OC 8 gigs vs 4 gigs as well)
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post #5 of 5
Just remember that most extreme overclockers who perform suicide runs use 1 stick of ram to reach breakneck clock speeds.

I don't see how taking away one module could affect the boot speed so much. Try re-inserting the module and upping the NB voltage a bit and see what happens. Just a thought.
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