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6 gigs ddr3 vs 8 gigs ddr2

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December 31, 2010 7:45:55 PM

Which will be better performance having 6 gigs of ddr3 or having 8 gigs of ddr 2. Doing another build please let me know the better choice here .

Thank you Will

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December 31, 2010 8:07:21 PM

You only need more than 4GB on any machine if you use video/photo editing software or run multiple RAM hungry apps. For a general use/gaming maching 4GB is plenty although with X58 and it's support of triple channel memory then 6 GB ( 3 x 2GB ) is the best choice.

DDR3 is faster than DDR2.
February 23, 2012 6:49:33 PM

Best answer selected by mousemonkey.
February 23, 2012 6:49:34 PM

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