Single Quad 2008 Mac Pro RAM advice

Discussion in 'Mac Pro' started by soos, Oct 25, 2008.

  1. soos macrumors newbie

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    I have a single Quad core 2008 mac pro with 2GB RAM (2x1GB). I am hoping to get more RAM from Crucial. I don't use my Pro for hard core stuff, just Internet, COD4, SecondLife, movies, iPhoto, iTunes etc..

    I need to decide whether to get 2x1GB or 2X2GB. The 2x2GB is better value for money but I heard that a 4 matching set ie. 4x1GB would optimize RAM speed. Is this true? Would 4x1GB be faster than 2x1GB + 2x2GB for the applications I use?

    Thanks
     
  2. macest macrumors member

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    Bare Feats has done extensive memory testing with 13 different configurations. Check it out here.
     

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