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Simple memory question

By craigdexter1
Jan 21, 2007
  1. Is it better to run 1 stick of 1g or 2 of 512 in a system.
    Just curious
     
  2. Mirob

    Mirob TechSpot Paladin Posts: 462

    If the the motherboard supports dual channel you wont to use two matched sticks.
     
  3. zipperman

    zipperman TS Rookie Posts: 1,179   +7

    Most boards now only have 2 slots,so haveing 2 x 512 makes it more expensive to add more later.You'll have a wasted stick or 2.
    Thats the spot i'm in.2 x 512.
    1 x 1024 usually costs more then 2 x 512 for some reason.
     
  4. Tedster

    Tedster Techspot old timer..... Posts: 6,000   +15

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