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#26
It can actually go down if you add more. I had this happen when I had overclocked 4 Gb then added 4 more to STD adn my score decreased
that happened because you used standard ram not overclocked ram :p
 
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#27


The processor and memory score always seem to match, just before this test they were were both 8.1, before that both 8.2.
 
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#28
My memory score is @ 7.9 on Windows 7 x64 Ultimate, its as you've been told it has more to do with the memory speed and timing, the higher the memory speed and tighter timing the more probability of having a higher score as generally the memory performs faster, the capacity increase is also good mostly if you are in video editing and encoding as I am the more memory comes in handy.

read this article: http://www.anandtech.com/show/6372/...333-to-ddr32400-on-ivy-bridge-igp-with-gskill

My score RAM is Corsair vengeance 2 x 4GB @ 1600 9.9.9.24
 

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#29
No. its not about memory speed and timing. its all about Read-Write-Copy

i use DDR2 OCZ Platinum 1066 2*2GB

 

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#30
for the 11teenthbillionth time
WEI is meaningless
seriously why people care about it I will never understand
WEI tests ram by copying a file back and forth its less effective then pissing on a storm-drain in a rainstorm it means NOTHING
 
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#31
If this concerns your E2-1800 laptop, it's likely because the CPU only has a single channel memory controller for the entire APU.
 
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#32
WEI measures performance, not size. technically you are getting the same amount of performance for 8 or 4 gb.
you are only getting more space for working with.


its like a having a bigger worktable for your work. it means you can work on more stuff.

also 8GB on your netbook is overkill imho
How is 8G overkill? Today, 8G is the norm...
 

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How is 8G overkill? Today, 8G is the norm...
8GB in a netbook is overkill. Though the G585 being a netbook is arguable...
 

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#34
8GB in a netbook is overkill. Though the G585 being a netbook is arguable...
THIS^
id call it a netbook its not fast enough for me to consider it a full laptop
I have 8GB in this machine and I always have at least 3GB free no matter what I am playing or doing