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4x512Mb or 2x1Gb?

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Alrighty, so i have 2x512Mb of OCZ platinum revision 2 DDR400. awesome memory, and very overclockable. would throwing in another 2 sticks of it hurt my OC? i know i'd have to run 2T, but i don't care too much about that (performance difference is rather minimal). or should i get something like 2x1Gb of DDR500 or something? opinions?
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Going with four sticks a while back hurt my overclock a little bit. It seemed as though everything just ran hotter and I had to losen my timings a hair. Some people say yes other say no.

I'm looking to sell what I have and buy 2 sticks of 1gig. I want my 1T back also!
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you will be able to OC better with 2 sticks instead of 4... but 1gb sticks don't oc as well as 512 sticks. Overall, you'll most likely get better performance from 2 1gb sticks with good timings as opposed to 4 sticks of 512.
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post #4 of 6
There are pretty good overclocking 1gb sticks now..
So IMO the 2x1gb would be better.
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2x1GB...if you can afford it lol.
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I have experienced both, and let me be the first to say that x2 1gb is much better.
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