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Quad channel question...

  • Memory
  • Quad
  • RAM
  • DDR3
Last response: in Memory
January 8, 2013 6:53:58 AM

what would be more beneficial, 8 4gb sticks of ddr3-1600 ram of a total of 32gb in quad channel or 5 sticks of the 4gb ddr3 plus a 8gb stick for the total of 36gb ram. is the quad channel more beneficial or the extra 4gb? i do video editing so thats y so much ram...

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January 8, 2013 3:00:52 PM

Do you really think that that 4 extra gB will make any difference? If you have five cards the ram config will work on single channel. Quad channel is much faster than single channel. So 32gB in quad channel is much better than 36gB in single channel.