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 b à CPUs a c 118 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 or 1333 w/ i5 650 - Forum What does the (OC) mean on DDR3 2000(O.C.)/ 1333/1066 - Forum Core i7 Bloomfield officially supports only DDR3 800 and 1066 , no 1333 - Forum Unganged mode ddr3 1333 down ddr3 1066 - Forum 1066 Mhz dual channel vs 1600mhz single channel - 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 12GB ddr3 1333 MHz or 6GB ddr3 1866 MHz? Forum Intel Intros 3-Series Chipsets with FSB 1333 and DDR3 Forum Dual -Channel DDR3 2000(O.C.)/ 1333 / 1066 support? Forum ASRock G41M- VS 3 with Pentium 4s with 800MHz FSB, Ram DDR3 1333 Problem Forum Dual channel vs single channel ddr3 Forum FSB 1066 vs 1333 , DDR2 800 vs DDR3 1333 Forum DDR3 1333 mhz cl=9 vs . DDR3 1066 mhz cl=7 Forum RAM DDR2 vs DDR3 vs . 800mghz vs 1333 , which one? Forum P7h57, i5-760 and 2x8gb Forum [Solved] Want to run 4x2gb. Would it be dual channel? Forum Install flytv prime 30 motherboard DDR3 compatibility Forum [Solved] Biostar TA785G3 memory only runs at 1066, but should run at 1333 Forum DDR3 RAM reads wrong? Forum Am2 on ddr3 Forum ASUS p5d2lx/1333 compatibility Forum More resources Read discussions in other Motherboards categories BIOS Boot Chipsets ASRock Asus Chaintech DFI Elitegroup FIC Foxconn Gigabyte Intel MSI-Microstar !