Single DDR3 1333 vs dual DDR3 1066 Tags: ASrock Performance DDR3 CPUs Motherboards Last response: January 29, 2012 6:09 PM in Motherboards Share WebDeveloper January 29, 2012 5:18:11 PM Due to budget limitations I have to choose either a single 4GB DDR3 1333MHz, or 2x2GB DDR3 1066. Current specs are: CPU: i3 2100. Mobo: ASRock H61M-VS. RAM: 1x1GB 1066. Which option is better to choose, regarding performance? More about : single ddr3 1333 dual ddr3 1066 o1die a c 159 à CPUs a c 435 V Motherboard January 29, 2012 5:34:43 PM I'd go for the 4 gb stick if you want to add more later. Performance wise they're about the same whether single or dual channel. scout_03 a c 95 à CPUs a c 162 V Motherboard January 29, 2012 5:38:26 PM shure the the 1333 will be faster and your motherboadr work dual channel so why not buying 2x2 gig of ddr 1333 for dual channel Related resources DDR3 1066 vs DDR3 1333 - Forum Dual-Channel DDR3 2000(O.C.)/1333/ 1066 support? - Forum DDR3 1333 vs 1066 OCZ Reaper - Forum DDR3 1333mhz cl=9 vs. DDR3 1066mhz cl=7 - Forum DDR3 2GB 1333MHz VALUE RAM VS DDR2 2GB 1066MHz HYPERX RAM - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer WebDeveloper January 29, 2012 5:49:19 PM Thanks for the quick replies. I don't plan to add more RAM later, so my concern now is for just 4GB. biscuitasylum January 29, 2012 6:09:21 PM scout_03 said:shure the the 1333 will be faster and your motherboadr work dual channel so why not buying 2x2 gig of ddr 1333 for dual channel I think this would be your winning answer. This is exactly what I'd do also. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources FSB 1066 vs 1333, DDR2 800 vs DDR3 1333 Forum Solved4gb ddr3 1600mhz cas7 dual channel vs 8gb ddr3 1600mhz cas9 single channel Forum Solved4gb ddr3 dual channel vs (4gb ddr3 dual channel + 4gb ddr3 single channel) Forum 4 GB dual channel KHX1600C9D3X2K2/4GX VS 6 GB 1333 MHZ DDR3 RAM Forum SolvedDDR3 1333Mhz (Laptop) on DDR3 1066Mhz Laptop Motherboard Forum Solved3 gb dual ddr3 vs 4 gb single ddr3? Forum SolvedIs DDR3 4GB 1333MHZ ram compatible with FSB Speed 1066MHZ processor(Core2Duo E7400) ? Forum SolvedDDR3 800/1066/1333/1600/1866 which one to buy for my mobo?? Forum SolvedDdr3 1333+(o.c.) 1066 Forum Solved3.Support for DDR3 2200(OC)/1600/1333/1066 MHz memory modules Forum SolvedMy MOBO says the Memory Speed is (DDR3 1333+ (O.C.)/1066 MHz) Forum SolvedWhat is better for gaming and in general, 8GB of DDR3 running at 1066mhz or 6GB of DDR3 running at 1333mhz? Forum SolvedWill DDR3 1066 mac RAM work in a DDR3 1333 slot? Forum Solvedi5 w/ 6gb DDR3 1333mhz or i7 w/ 4gb DDR3 1066mhz? Forum SolvedDDR3 1866 in a 1066/1333 motherboard Forum More resources Read discussions in other Motherboards categories BIOS Boot Chipsets ASRock Asus Chaintech DFI Elitegroup FIC Foxconn Gigabyte Intel MSI-Microstar !