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Subject:Re: Is my Acrobat up to speed From:Brian Bertrand <bertran -dot- de -dot- st -dot- jean -at- gmail -dot- com> To:"Combs, Richard" <richard -dot- combs -at- polycom -dot- com> Date:Fri, 11 Mar 2011 10:58:02 -0500
must have been a coincidence then, thanks for clearing that up.
On Fri, Mar 11, 2011 at 10:54 AM, Combs, Richard
<richard -dot- combs -at- polycom -dot- com>wrote:
> Brian Bertrand wrote:
> > Honestly you will be far better off running two sticks of the same size
> > speed than running one big one and one small one. Make certain that any
> > ram
> > you buy runs at the same speed (MHz) as any RAM that you currently have
> > intend to keep using, otherwise the faster RAM will burn itself out
> > to run at the slower speed (had this happen to a friend of mine who
> > check this first).
> Two matched modules will indeed provide better performance, but only if the
> system has dual memory channels, and in that case matched pairs may be
> required. The Crucial system scanner I recommended will tell you all that,
> as well as which memory speeds are compatible with your PC.
> As for RAM burning itself out by running at a slower speed, that's just not
> true. Your friend's RAM failure was due to other causes -- maybe just a bad
> chip. Unlike a microprocessor, the "speed" of RAM just specifies how fast
> you can send it data. It certainly doesn't mind waiting a bit longer. :-)
> Richard G. Combs
> Senior Technical Writer
> Polycom, Inc.
> richardDOTcombs AT polycomDOTcom
> rgcombs AT gmailDOTcom
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