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6GB single channel or 4GB dual channel?


Paolo57

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im buying a Intel i5 750 with mainboard Gigabyte GA-P55-UD3 and a new ATI 5800 series.

 

for memory, I have thought about CM3X2G1600C9DHX 2x2GB dual channel.

 

Question is, would be a good idea to get some 3x2GB kit instead? I know i5 doesnt allow triple channel so they will run as single channel. Will 6GB single channel be a waste?

 

The rig will be used for movies and gaming, OS = Windows Se7en. I usually use around 3-3.5GB of RAM so maybe 4GB is a little bottleneck?

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