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jimbo_0002

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#1 11 years ago

Just wondering what would be better 4 x 1g or 2 x 2G sticks, i can get 4 X1g sticks for a hell of a lot cheaper then the 2 x2g but i was just wondering is there any downsides for using 4 sticks instead of 2.

Any reply's would be good :]

thanks




Bs|Archaon

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#2 11 years ago

The only downside I know of is that if you fill all 4 RAM slots (assuming it has 4) then to upgrade you need to replace them; whereas with 2 sticks you can just add 2 more.




EpicLoad

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#3 11 years ago

It also depends on the speed, I know that some motherboards cannot support 4 x 1gig of 1066 RAM, they have to have 2 x 2gig.




marvinmatthew

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#4 11 years ago

You won't be able to run four sticks in dual channel.




Bs|Archaon

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#5 11 years ago
marvinmatthew;3840271You won't be able to run four sticks in dual channel.

Yes you can mate...




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#6 11 years ago
Bs|Archaon;3840273Yes you can mate...

That.

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Vince

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#7 11 years ago

Id go for 2 Sticks of 2. Then you could add even more in the future.




arcadeplayer987

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#8 11 years ago

2x2gb and you got 2 free slots




-DarthMaul-

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#9 11 years ago

no not 2x2. It depends on the speeds. The 4x1 Might have better Cas latency and timing. What does he need two empty spots for? another 4 Gigs?!