|Nov 5, 2005, 08:41 PM||#1|
Mixing memory modules in Powermac G5
If I have both CAS3 and CAS4 RAM modules for the PowerMac, will the computer automatically use the lowest speed for both? They are both DDR2 PC2-4200 533Mhz but the CAS3 memory have faster timing.
If so, I should replace the factory-installed CAS4 RAM with the faster RAM.
Thanks in advance.
|Nov 5, 2005, 08:42 PM||#2|
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|Nov 5, 2005, 09:14 PM||#3|
It's not going to make any significant difference what CAS level you choose.
Having enough memory to avoid the Virtual Memory penalty matters MUCH MORE than having too little of a more expensive memory choice.
Too little memory, and you will hit the "as fast as a HD" memory speed bump.
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