Solved Is there any difference in performance between these? Tags: Memory Performance DDR3 Last response: June 7, 2011 1:49 AM in Memory Share Dan2013 May 30, 2011 10:57:50 PM Is there any difference in performance between 8GB (4x2GB) of DDR3 and 8GB (2x4Gb) of DDR3? Thanks in advance. More about : difference performance jsc a b } Memory May 30, 2011 11:08:33 PM Maybe. Some motherboards seem to like 2 sticks better than 4 sticks. Best solution Leaps-from-Shadows a b } Memory May 31, 2011 1:29:12 AM Difference in actual performance? No. I recommend the 2x4GB config simply because it offers more expandability in the future. Also, the less slots you have populated, the less power your system will use. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer Dan2013 June 7, 2011 1:49:47 AM Best answer selected by Dan2013. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumPerformance Difference Between an HD 5970 and GTX 670 ForumIs there a gaming performance difference between y400 and y500? ForumDifference between corsair vengeance and vengeance performance ForumPerformance difference between i5-2550k and i7-3930k ForumWhat's the performance difference between these two systems? ForumPerformance difference between Wolfdale and SB? ForumDifference between 1st generation and 2nd generation processors performance wise ForumDifference between 1st generation and 2nd generation processors performance wise ForumPerformance difference between 4gb*2 or 8gb*1 Forum560Ti performance difference between operating systems ForumWould there be a performance difference between these boards ForumPerformance difference between caviar black and blue? ForumDifference between i5 and i3, gaming performance ? ForumPerformance difference between Phenom X4 and X6 ForumDifference of performance between 1 70 Ghz processor to 2 40 Ghz processor ForumDifference in performance between core i3 and core i5 ForumIntel i5 3550p & AS Rock Z77 PRO 3 Forum[Solved] Trying to choose between cheap-o gaming Mobos Forum[Solved] $30 difference between ASRock Extreme 4 mobo's. Worth it? Forum[Solved] Difference in Motherboard Price More resources Read discussions in other Memory categories Compatibility DDR2 DDR3 Dual Channel RAM Corsair G.SKILL !