Solved Do i need 8 gb to maximize the i5 four core speed Tags: Core Intel i5 Maximize Memory Components Last response: March 4, 2010 11:02 PM in Components Share hershel_88 February 23, 2010 3:20:36 PM do i need to have 4 memory sticks in to utilize the 4 core processing speed ( apple i5) More about : maximize core speed Best solution Derbixrace February 23, 2010 3:22:32 PM no, 4gb (2x2) is plenty, and it doesnt have a impact on the cpu. hershel_88 February 23, 2010 3:25:52 PM wow! that was fast and to the point ... this is my first time to Toms Hardware and I will be here a lot( i am at the moment computer illiterate), Thank You Related resources I5 Build with Four Monitors - Forum Why do people say 8350 is a four core processor? - Forum AMD AIMS FOR FOUR-CORE OPTERONS BY 2007 - Forum What does the PS4's 8 core CPU mean for PC gaming? - Forum I5 vs i7, 8gb DDR3 or less? - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer Derbixrace February 23, 2010 4:24:04 PM no problem mate hershel_88 March 4, 2010 11:02:44 PM Best answer selected by hershel_88. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumHelp me maximize my build! ForumNext Optimal Upgrade to Maximize Gaming Performance? ForumCore i5 vs Phenom II X6 ForumCore 2Quad Q9705 3.16 GHz vs. Core i5 3450 3.1 Ghz... which is faster? Forum940K Intel Core i5 655K(3.20GHz) vs 549D3 Athlon II X4 635(2.9GHz) ForumInstalling windows xp on core i5 430m system ForumMaximize P55A-UD4P Performance ForumHoping to maximize my fps. thoughts please :) ForumMaximize benefit of a quad core processor ForumPSU Help Forum[Solved] Fx 60 dual core 2.6 ForumI need help identifying the PC model of this Vaio ForumCore i3 vs 2.1GHz Core 2 Duo ForumDo i need to replsce the power supply? ForumIntel core i7 More resources Read discussions in other Components categories Power supplies Sound cards NICs Akasa Antec Cooler Master Cougar DeepCool Enermax !