1x 4GB DDR3 ram or 2x 2GB DDR3 ram Tags: Memory DDR3 RAM Last response: January 23, 2013 1:44 PM in Memory Share Sathid January 20, 2013 5:42:47 AM Hi all, I know this is kind of a noob question but here goes lol. I'm about to do my first custom build and I am wondering if I would be better off going with 1x 4GB DDR3 ram or 2x 2GB DDR3 ram? or is there no difference? More about : 4gb ddr3 ram 2gb ddr3 ram unksol a b } Memory January 20, 2013 6:32:05 AM DDR is designed to be used in pairs and should be when possible. Otherwise you lose bandwidth. That being said 2x4GB is dirt cheap m 0 l Sathid January 20, 2013 7:01:27 AM unksol, Thank you kindly for the info it is appreciated. m 0 l Related resources Can 1x 4gb plus 2x 2gb ram run in dual channel mode? - Forum 2x 2GB Ram or 1x 4GB of Ram - Forum Selling 1x Kingston HyperX DDR3 2GB 1800mhz RAM - Forum Asus P5G41T-M LX3 can run in x1 2gb ddr3 RAM and x1 4gb ddr3 RAM - Forum 2 2gb ddr3 ram vs 1 4gb ddr3 ram - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer Lazar_99 January 20, 2013 4:25:37 PM 2x2gb is faster m 0 l wannabepro January 20, 2013 4:29:16 PM I am going to go against the grain and suggest the 1x4. That way you can upgrade later. It shouldn't be noticeably slower. m 0 l Sathid January 23, 2013 1:44:00 PM Thanks all m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Mixing 2gb and 4gb ram ddr3 modules of same brand Forum Solved4Gb ddr3 1333 better than 2x 2gb ddr2 800 mhz Forum SolvedIs there a reason to purchase a 2x 4gb ram kit compared to a 1x 8gb ram kit? Forum 4Gb of DDR3 ram, only 2Gb is Usable Forum Solvedis CORSAIR DDR3 4 GB(1 X 4GB) PC RAM (CMV4GX3M1A1600C11) compatible with CORSAIR DDR3 4 GB (1 X 4 GB) PC RAM (CMV4GX3M1A1333C9 Forum SolvedDDR3 ram 4GB 1066MHz + 4GB 1600MHz VS 4GB 1600MHz + 4GB 1600MHz VS 8GB 1600MHz Forum SolvedGigabyte H55M-S2 mobo not compatible with KingMax 4GB DDR3 1333MHz RAM stick? Forum SolvedI bought ddr3 2400 ram 2 x 4gb pair. my asrock 970 extreme 4(with amd fx6300 cpu) is recognizing it as 1600 ram why? Forum SolvedKingston Hyper x DDR3 4gb blu red ram dual channel doubt. Forum SolvedCan I add 8Gb DDR3 to laptop with soldered 2Gb RAM Forum SolvedGskill 4gb DDR3 1333 mhz RAM question Forum Solvedtengo una memoria RAM Crucial Ballistix Sport 4GB DDR3 Individual 1600 MT / s, no se que placa madre es compatible con ella Forum SolvedCorsair Vengenance 4GB 1600Mhz DDR3 ram wont work in Biostar H55 HD Forum Solvedi have a i5 3330 with 4gb of ram and a geforce 210 with a dedicated video of 512 MB DDR3. can i play Cod ghosts and assasin cr Forum SolvedKingston 4GB DDR3 RAM KVR13N9S8/4 problems with my Windows 8.1 64-bit OS Forum More resources Read discussions in other Memory categories Compatibility DDR2 DDR3 Dual Channel RAM Corsair G.SKILL !