Performance impact from 4x512MB vs 2x1GB RAM Tags: CPUs Performance RAM Dual Channel Kingston Last response: November 24, 2006 5:35 PM in CPUs Share stackoverflow November 24, 2006 4:11:52 PM I already have 2 512MB DDR-II 533 MHz kingston value ram sticks in dual channel with C2D E6300 I want to add two more to make it 2GB. 1. How much will be the performance impact as C2D likes 1:1 2. Will this run in dual channel? 3. Do I need to get kingston value ram same make for dual channel or transcend will do? Rgds. More about : performance impact 4x512mb 2x1gb ram zarooch November 24, 2006 4:36:42 PM stackoverflow? :roll: cdonato November 24, 2006 5:35:07 PM For Dual channel you need identical modules. So you need the kingston ram of exactly the same type as you already have. If not sure best to get a matched set of 1gb chips Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: Forum4x512mb or 2x1gb ? Forumram configuration difference performance 4x512mb and 2x1gb ? Forum2x1GB vs 4x512MB Forum1gb vs . 2gb and 4X512mb vs . 2X1gb stick configurations Forum4x512mb or 2x1gb ? ForumSimple memory question ( 4X512mb or 2X1gb ) ? Forum4x512 vs . 2x 512 not 2x1gb ! ForumShould I upgrade with 1-2Gb or 2X1Gb ForumQUESTION ABOUT RAM AND EFFECTS ON COMPUTER PERFORMANCE Forum64 vs 32-bit == end users measures the perceived performance ForumCan DDR2 800 be used on DDR2 Mobo? ForumWhat Performance impact if I'm use 2T vs 1T Forum2x1gb RAM in Dual Channel VS 2x1gb + 1x1gb Forum400mhz 4x512 Cosair Value ram Vs . Cosair TwinX 2x1gb 400mhz ForumPhenomII X2 555 HT1.0 performance impact ? Forum4 gigs of ram vs 2? ForumCorsair 2x512 XMS vs . 2x1GB Value Select ForumNew Build - MoBo impact on gaming? worth high end Z77/Z79? ForumXonar Phoebus & Quality Sound Forumremoving 5 year old thermal paste from cpu More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !