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hey, if i get 1GB stick of ram and its just 1 stick and i have 4 slots on my mobo, will i be able to put just 1 stick in or would i have to buy the same stick twice and put it in slot 1 and 3 or 2 and 4??
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You can stick that one stick in and it will work just fine.
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yeah you can run just 1 stick. it will run in single channel mode, which doesn't give the performance of 2 sticks in dual channel. Just check your mobo book to see which slot you need to put it in.
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If you want the benifets of dual channel, AND 2GB of RAM, get another 1GB stick (preferably from the same maker). and Put em in slots 1 & 3.
    
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