Better performance from 1 memory chip or 2 Tags: Chipsets Performance Chip Memory Motherboards Last response: July 22, 2010 7:17 PM in Motherboards Share ljwebster July 22, 2010 7:11:43 PM Hello, will I get better performance from using 1 8GB chip, or 2 4GB chips? More about : performance memory chip Scotteq a b } Memory a b V Motherboard July 22, 2010 7:12:51 PM 2 4GB DIMMS will run a little faster than a single 8GB one. geofelt a c 97 } Memory a c 216 V Motherboard July 22, 2010 7:17:37 PM ljwebster said:Hello, will I get better performance from using 1 8GB chip, or 2 4GB chips? I don't think they make 8gb chips/sticks. Two sticks will operate in dual channel mode, and be faster than single channel mode. But,... not by enough that you would normally notice the difference. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Better performance from 1 memory chip or 2 Forum 3- chip really better than 1-chip cams? Forum Whats better 2 memory chips or 4 memory chips Forum Poor raid 0 performance with the Intel ICH9 raid chip Forum better memory performance Forum Better to switch to built-in sound chip ? Forum Better to switch to built-in sound chip ? Forum Better to switch to built-in sound chip ? Forum Isn't Xbox gpu better than a single 7800 chip ? Forum Which AMD chip is better and easier to overclock? Forum Graphic Memory Intel HD 4000 Review or Performance Forum How to set my DDR 2 RAM for better performance ? Forum Researchers Produce Chemically Operated Neuro- memory Chip Forum Which 92 chip will be better ? Forum Is 2 graphics cards really better than 1 (in this case) Forum Better performance /fps by upgrading to a better mainboard, and from 4gb ddr 2 ram Forum E6600 shows up as a 1 .8 ghz chip ? Forum Better Motherboard and Memory increase performance ? Forum Intel i5 3550p & AS Rock Z77 PRO 3 Forum More resources Read discussions in other Motherboards categories BIOS Boot Chipsets ASRock Asus Chaintech DFI Elitegroup FIC Foxconn Gigabyte Intel MSI-Microstar !