View Full Version : More RAM @ same speed = lower score?

07-02-2013, 02:46 AM
I had two sticks of a quad channel kit in and get 632. I install the other two sticks with everything on the same settings and I get 20 less points for 612? I tried it several times too. Any ideas?

07-02-2013, 07:56 AM
Yip the system you are using works best in pure dual channel.
Adding the other two sticks add to the work overhead and as a result runs slower in a benchmark, simply because it now has four banks to populate and refresh instead of two.

07-03-2013, 12:41 AM
Would one stick perform better on my M6Hero?

07-03-2013, 06:58 AM
Probably not, because then you're only running single channel.

2 small fast sticks is what ya need :)