MEMORY -spead or capacity

  johnnie_mcdougall 23:30 28 Aug 2004
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right, well how do I start pretty simple, I have 1 stick of 512Mb 400MHz ram, I also have left over 512Mb of 266MHz ram now DO i install the other 512Mb and sacrifice the speed to 266MHz or do I just stick with one stick of that 400MHz bad boy.

  johnnie_mcdougall 23:31 28 Aug 2004

That'll be speed then, to many beers lol. Damn that degree for making me drink.

  cga 10:10 29 Aug 2004

Like all things - it depends.

The issue here is how loaded your memory is at present. 512 Mb is a reasonable amount but can soon get eaten up by memory hungry applications.

Your slower memory is still many times faster than paging to disk.

I suggest you use task manager to monitor your memory use for a while. If it is not heavily used then leave alone.

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