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 ram configuration difference performance 4x512mb and 2x1gb? Forum Kingston HyperX ram 4x512mb or 2x1gb? Forum 2x1GB vs 4x512MB Forum 1gb vs. 2gb and 4X512mb vs. 2X1gb stick configurations Forum SolvedCpu for the future? More cores vs core performance (Impact DirectX 12 with play of this) Forum SolvedRAM Impacting Performance 8.00 GB (6.44GB usable) Forum 2x1gb RAM in Dual Channel VS 2x1gb + 1x1gb Forum Adding 12 gigs of ram, impact on performance? Forum 4x 512 ddr400 ram vs 2x1gb ddr2 667/800 ram? Forum 400mhz 4x512 Cosair Value ram Vs. Cosair TwinX 2x1gb 400mhz Forum What Performance impact if I'm use 2T vs 1T Forum SolvedAMD Ram 8GB Performance (1866mhz CL9) vs Gaming Series (2133Mhz CL10) Forum Does RAM matter (price vs performance) Forum Kevari: performance dropoff with single stick of RAM vs double? Forum SolvedPerformance RAM vs. Value RAM - Dell XPS 8500 Forum Performance ram vs normal ram in same frequency ? Forum ddr2 vs ddr3 ram? the performance difference? Forum 1600 performance RAM vs 1333 Value Forum RAM size vs speed for gaming performance? Forum RAM speeds vs. size performance...very complicated Forum More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !