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Windy2

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I am planning to build a moderately priced system which I will use primarily of for photo editing in which I would like to have 4GB of RAM. Would I be better off to get 2 DDR3 or 4 DDR2 sticks?
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That is questionable but only because it is highly unlikely that you will need more than 2GB even with gaming. DDR3 really is not practical due to it's insanely high cost, standing at much higher than double the cost of DDR2. Right now I wouldn't even recommend it for an extreme gaming PC. The performance difference between DDR2 and DDR3 is small. You might get better performance with it just because you will probably never cap out that 2GB to begin with. That performance gain will most likely be unnoticable.

Anyways, go with the 4GB of DDR2.
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if you have 32bit vista, it can only recognize ~3.25GB RAM.

PS: Welcome to Geeks to Go.

Edited by jackflash1991, 20 November 2007 - 02:54 PM.

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