Solved Is there a reason to purchase a 2x 4gb ram kit compared to a 1x 8gb ram kit? Tags: Chip RAM Components Last response: August 17, 2014 10:10 AM in Components Share Bryce Demar August 17, 2014 10:07:43 AM I have always chosen to purchase a single slot kit for my pc but never thought to think why others opt for a 2x 4gb kit instead of a single ram chip? Is there a reason for this? More about : reason purchase 4gb ram kit compared 8gb ram kit Reply to Bryce Demar Best solution Bluemoon_9 August 17, 2014 10:10:25 AM Yes Dual channel is faster than a single RAM. Reply to Bluemoon_9 Share Ask the community Post an answer Related resources SolvedNew rig won't boot with 2 x 8GB ram kit Forum SolvedWill a 16GB ram kit work with an 8GB kit? Forum SolvedCan 1x 4gb plus 2x 2gb ram run in dual channel mode? Forum Solved2x 2GB Ram or 1x 4GB of Ram Forum 1x 8GB vs 1x8GB + 1x 4GB RAM. Which is faster? Forum SolvedHelp Choosing 8GB RAM Kit Forum Can I run Windows 8.1 or win7sp1 using Only the one 4GB module of a 2x4GB kit RAM ? Forum Solved8Gb x1 Corsair Vengeance RAM with 2x 4Gb Corsair Veangeance @1600Mhz Forum 1x 4GB DDR3 ram or 2x 2GB DDR3 ram Forum RAM Compatability. P5K3 Deluxe/WiFi-AP supports 4GB KIT's? Forum Help with 8Gb Ram 4x2Gb Kit Forum Is this ram combination good? 8gb paired with 16gb (2x8gb kit) Forum 4GB RAM Kit + 2GB RAM Kit Forum 2 x 4GB of ram + 8GB of ram or 2X 4 GB OF RAM + 2X 4GB? Forum [[SOLD]]Sapphire Radeon HD 5870 and 4GB DDR3 RAM Kit Forum Problem with Corsair 4GB DDR3-1333 Ram Kit TW3X4G1333C9A Forum NEW!!! Corsair releases 16GB XMS2 (4 x 4GB) DDR2-800 desktop ram kit!! Forum 8gb (2x 4gb) ram good for i7 setup? Forum Solved2x kits vs two seperate RAM Forum How do I make 2 kits of 8GB 1866 Mhz Kingston DDR3 RAM work with a Gigabyte GA-990-FXA v.4? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Components categories Power supplies Sound cards NICs Akasa Antec Cooler Master Cougar DeepCool Enermax !