RAM configuration of a large server Tags: Memory RAM Configuration Servers Last response: August 10, 2010 3:34 PM in Memory Share chris3110 August 10, 2010 1:41:53 PM Hi, planning to buy a large HP server with 32G DDR3 RAM should I go for 4 x 8G sticks or rather 8 x 4G sticks? Is there a tradeoff regarding price, performance, reliability? Thanks for your insight, Chris More about : ram configuration large server mindless728 a b } Memory August 10, 2010 3:34:20 PM the trade off with going from is with 4 x 8GB you will have room for expansion as you could add more memory down the line but be more expensive, with the 8 x 4GB you may not have room for more ram unless you swap out sticks but it is much cheaper Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Recomendations to Build a Data Server with a Large Storage Capacity Forum Home server for downloading, sharing and steaming large files Forum Installing NT Server on PC with large Hard Drive Forum WebHosting Server Configuration Forum Best configuration for game server : Nwn - Bioware Forum OT: Server Configuration Forum Current pre-built (or configurable) low-end, large-RAM Forum Current pre-built (or configurable) low-end, large-RAM Forum Best system for large scale off site storage Forum ASAP help with configuration workstation 8000$ Forum PC Build Configuration Help Forum Need large media storage +backup+vmware server Forum Loading NT 4 Server on a large HDD Forum PC configuration for 3ds max/rendering Forum Best configuration for game server Forum CPU compatibility. Forum Choice of MB and RAM Forum PLEASE HELP ASUS P6T TRIPLE CHANNEL 8GB OF RAM Forum Problems with >16GB RAM in P6T SE Forum [Solved] Win7 x64 only recognizing 3.5gb of my 4gb RAM Forum More resources Read discussions in other Memory categories Compatibility DDR2 DDR3 Dual Channel RAM Corsair G.SKILL !