Performance dip after RAM upgrade

  O-NO 20:53 13 Apr 05
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I just fitted an extra 512 of RAM giving me a total of 1.5G but has resulted in a FPS performance dip........why would this be?

AMD 64 3700+
K8V DELUXE
1.5G RAM PC3200

  Rigga 21:00 13 Apr 05

Check your motherboard manual, and take a look at my previous thread > click here <

The crux of which is that when you use all three RAM slots on the K8V motherboard, all the memory runs at 333mhz, not 400mhz.

Sorry to be the bearer of bad tidings.

R.

  Technotiger 21:00 13 Apr 05

Hi, I don't know why - but more RAM, up to a point, does not necessarily mean more speed. I would advise removing that which you have just fitted. If you want more speed a better bet would be a more powerful CPU if your mobo can take it.


Cheers.

  woodchip 21:04 13 Apr 05

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  O-NO 21:04 13 Apr 05

Thanks for the replies.........I should have done some research........live & learn.

  O-NO 21:15 13 Apr 05

Just read your post Rigga thanks.........mine too is a Mesh machine.....I bought the extra Ram after been advised by them.

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