Is 1x8gb ram better than 2x4gb ram? Tags: Memory RAM Last response: October 21, 2012 12:59 PM in Memory Share acemanph October 21, 2012 12:33:50 PM hi, just want to ask if : Is 1x8gb ram better/faster than using 2x4gb ram? assuming both are same brand and class/speed. If it is better, then in what way aside from the obvious of using only one slot. Thanks. More about : 1x8gb ram 2x4gb ram | E-mail me updates | Report abuse Register or log in to remove GhislainG Memory Master October 21, 2012 12:59:47 PM 2 modules running in dual channel mode will be faster. | Report abuse Ask the community Publish Tom's Hardware>Forum>Memory>Is 1x8gb ram better than 2x4gb ram?> Related ressources: Forum2x4GB vs 1x8GB ? Forum1x8GB versus 2x4GB Forum1x8GB versus 2x4GB ForumIs 2x4gb of RAM faster than a single 8gb module ForumWhat are the main differences between these 2 RAMs & which is better ?? ForumAre two sticks of different sized ram compatible with each other? ForumHelp deciding between these ram . ForumCpu,mobo, ram ,psu-a new system suggestion Forum2x4GB or 4x2GB RAM Forum8gb ram ForumCPU+Mobo+ RAM $250 ForumFor 8GB RAM is there a significant difference between 2x4GB and 4x2GB? ForumNon dual channel kit 2x4GB of RAM in Dual Channel Forum2x4gb or 4x2gb?? ++ Does RAM SPEED matter? ForumWhich is better , Corsair Dominator? Or Vengeance? Also, 2X4GB or 4x2GB ForumCan i add 2x8GB ram to a dual channel motherboard with 2x4Gb ? ForumShould I get this ram ? ForumHelp updating BIOS ForumWhich is better? ForumWhich motherboard looks better? More resources Read discussions in other Memory categories Compatibility DDR2 DDR3 Dual Channel RAM Corsair G.SKILL !