RAM HELP!

Discussion in 'Computer Games and General Discussion' started by deethebee, Dec 27, 2009.

  1. deethebee
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    deethebee GBAtemp Regular

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    oregonazm!
    Im building a new gaming rig (amd) and i have my motherboard (asus m4a79xtd-evo) and im gonna buy the phenom ii x2 550be and 1gb of ram (im on a major budget) so my question is if i buy 1gb of ram. can i buy the same exact same ram module and will it perform in dual channel or do i have to buy a dual channel kit?

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  2. olliepop2000

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    you pay over the odds for a "matched pair" of ram, just buy the same type and it should be fine.
     
  3. Whodaimen

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    In this day and age, 2g ram is standard and cheap.

    1gig will seriously bottleneck you later, trust me. Pay the 50-70 dollars for 2-4gigs from Newegg.
     
  4. deethebee
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    deethebee GBAtemp Regular

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    oregonazm!
    im using 1gb right now and i know ill bottleneck but i only have 100$ and i can only swindle my parents so far. thanks for the answer btw