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I'm using 2GB of DDR2 memory right now because it allows me to get a higher FSB frequency when overclocking. Assuming that I don't overclock, would there be any difference to put my other 2GB of memory in? (in total 4GB). I'm using windows XP professional 32bit without all of the background processes running like limewire, MSN and steam. I'm talking about performance increases when playing games like Crysis and NFS hot pursuit. Thanks.
    
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Yes yes yes, 4GB DDR2 is enough to run just about anything just fine.
    
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yes 4gb of ram will give you a nice improvement.

also 4gigs isnt going to stress your memory controller that much so you can overclock high my sig overclock validations were all done with 4gb
 
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FYI
Most Phenom I series only 4 stick @ 800 max.
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Originally Posted by dixson01974 View Post
FYI
Most Phenom I series only 4 stick @ 800 max.
that's why there's overclocking.
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Well, 4 sticks can hold back overclocking on the memory controller depending on the chip/IMC revision.
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