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. m 0 l geofelt a c 108 } Memory a c 261 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. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Better performance from 1 memory chip or 2 Forum if you have a system with 8 GB 1600 mhz system memory 1 Dimm will you get better performance adding a second 2gb stick into th Forum Looking for best CPU and DDR2 memory to increase in Motherboard GA-P35-DS4 (rev. 2.1) for gaming performance Forum Solved6 memory chips of size 1GB,1GB,2GB, 2GB,2GB &4GB, micro sd card vs single 32 GB micro sd card Forum SolvedHelping a family, after an ssd, I installed 4x1GB Memory Chips (PC2-3200 400ghz) into a Pentium 4 3.0 N, is CPU limiting RAM? Forum Solved2x 3-4GB or 1x 6-4GB memory which is better? Forum SolvedIs it better to have 2 x 2G or 1 x 4G memory? Macbook Alu late 2008 Forum SolvedEvga step up- better performance or more memory? Forum Whats better 2 memory chips or 4 memory chips Forum SolvedI have 1 2gb and 1 4gb ram chip.. is this forcing single channel mode? Forum SolvedI have 1 2gb and 1 4gb chip... is this forcing single channel mode? Forum Which cpu is better amd am3+ chip or fm2+? Forum SolvedWhich would offer better performance, 3.2ghz xeon's with hyperthreading, or 3/6ghz xeons without hyperthreading? Forum 4GB (4x1 or 2x2 ) Memory performance difference ? Forum SolvedWill have my memory in slot 0 and slot 1 be better than slot 0 and slot 3 (present configuration)? Forum SolvedDual motherboard, 2 slots have 1 chip Forum 4x512 memory or 2x1Gb memory for better OC? Forum Whats better: memory at 1:1 or 2:3? Forum Is 2x512Mb better than 1x1Gb memory?? Forum SolvedHow much better is 2 Rams vs 1 Forum More resources Read discussions in other Motherboards categories BIOS Boot Chipsets ASRock Asus Chaintech DFI Elitegroup FIC Foxconn Gigabyte Intel MSI-Microstar !