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 4x512mb or 2x1gb ? Forum ram configuration difference performance 4x512mb and 2x1gb ? Forum 2x1GB vs 4x512MB Forum 1gb vs . 2gb and 4X512mb vs . 2X1gb stick configurations Forum 4x512mb or 2x1gb ? Forum Simple memory question ( 4X512mb or 2X1gb ) ? Forum 4x512 vs . 2x 512 not 2x1gb ! Forum Should I upgrade with 1-2Gb or 2X1Gb Forum QUESTION ABOUT RAM AND EFFECTS ON COMPUTER PERFORMANCE Forum 64 vs 32-bit == end users measures the perceived performance Forum Can DDR2 800 be used on DDR2 Mobo? Forum What Performance impact if I'm use 2T vs 1T Forum 2x1gb RAM in Dual Channel VS 2x1gb + 1x1gb Forum 400mhz 4x512 Cosair Value ram Vs . Cosair TwinX 2x1gb 400mhz Forum PhenomII X2 555 HT1.0 performance impact ? Forum 4 gigs of ram vs 2? Forum Corsair 2x512 XMS vs . 2x1GB Value Select Forum New Build - MoBo impact on gaming? worth high end Z77/Z79? Forum Xonar Phoebus & Quality Sound Forum removing 5 year old thermal paste from cpu Forum More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !