[mythtv-users] OT: Dual Channel DDR

nate s nate.strickland at gmail.com
Sat Dec 18 03:03:33 UTC 2004

I think Kevin's refering to the fact that unless you're buying at
least 1G, it's cheaper to get one stick of a given capacity than two
of half.

>From what I've heard, it's not really worth it.  


On Fri, 17 Dec 2004 15:39:48 -0800, Brad Templeton
<brad+myth at templetons.com> wrote:
> On Fri, Dec 17, 2004 at 04:29:57PM -0600, Kevin Kuphal wrote:
> > I have a motherboard I'm going to be using for a network boot frontend.
> > It has support for Dual Channel DDR memory sticks.  I'm looking to price
> > the memory to put in this and I'm not sure if it is worth the extra 10%
> > or so to get Dual Channel.  Will I notice an improvement in performance
> > enough to warrant going with the Dual Channel over the normal DDR memory?
> >
> If your motherboard is a dual channel motherboard, what is the extra
> 10% you are talking about?  I don't believe memory has any "dual channelness"
> to it, it is the motherboard that provides that function, though you want
> two memory modules of the same type of course.
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