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 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 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 SolvedCan I add 8Gb DDR3 to laptop with soldered 2Gb RAM Forum SolvedKingston Hyper x DDR3 4gb blu red ram dual channel doubt. 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 Solveddoes hd 7770 graphic card run on intel pentium g630 2.70 ghz with 2gb ddr3 ram 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 SolvedIs DDR3 4GB 1333MHZ ram compatible with FSB Speed 1066MHZ processor(Core2Duo E7400) ? Forum SolvedCould i play Minecraft with Shaders on AMD A10-5745M 2.1-2.9 gHz + AMD HD8670M 2GB DDR3 + 8GB Ram + 15,6 Inc ? Forum SolvedCould i play "Big" Games on AMD A10-5745M 2.1-2.9 gHz + AMD HD8670M 2GB DDR3 + 8GB Ram ? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Memory categories Compatibility DDR2 DDR3 Dual Channel RAM Corsair G.SKILL !