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(1 x 2GB) Single-Channel CL3 or (2 x 1GB) Dual-Channel CL4?

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Hey Guys,

I'm trying to prepare all these notebooks on my desk for Windows 7 RTM launching next week, and a few of them could use some more memory. That said, here are my two options:

Dual-Channel
(2 x 1GB) DDR2 533MHz 4-4-4-12

Single-Channel
(1 x 2GB) DDR2 533MHz 3-3-3-8


Platforms:
Intel i945PM (Yonah)
Intel 945GSE (Atom)


I'm not sure if having a single stick at CL3 will outperform two sticks at CL4 or the other way around. Let me know your thoughts, thanks in advance.
 
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The dual channel will be much better for overall thoroughput. Just look at the advantages of triple channel vs dual channel.
 

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The Dual-Channel will outperform the Single. The Yonah should also outperform the Atom.

Just look at the advantages of triple channel vs dual channel.
The next to no real world performance advantages?:laugh:
 
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as all said, dual channel has better performance.
 
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The Dual-Channel will outperform the Single. The Yonah should also outperform the Atom.



The next to no real world performance advantages?:laugh:
Heh yeah maybe on Nehalem :p

Alright thanks for the answers guys, just wanted to confirm my thoughts.