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wonwon014035dwhen i was a kid and didn't know any better in computers, i had my mom buy me a custom made computer.
The guys that built it were either incompetent or dishonest because they put 3 sticks of ram in a dual-channel motherboard. I realized the mistake much much later.
Watch out for that, dont be tempted to use your 3 sticks because you will have lower performance as your computer will use single channel RAM because you are missing the fourth stick, (if your motherboard is dual or quad channel)
theKarlisK659335dThat's not quite accurate - how the motherboard handles the RAM is highly dependent on the actual model. A lot of motherboards will dual-channel just fine even with just three ram slots occupied.
I'm also going to point to this fine article from 2014 about dual channel vs single channel: https://gamersnexus.net/guides/...
Adding more RAM won't make it run worse than it runs right now. And for that price - that's a fine upgrade.