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I heard something similar myself. I know that with more memory (i.e., 4GB vs 2GB), the Northbridge has to work harder as it has more space to address and keep up with (i.e., it's easier for a Northbridge to keep track of 2GB worth of addresses at 1066MHz than it is for to keep track of 4GB of addresses at 1066MHz, so it may need more voltage to keep up). This also applies to 4 modules over 2 modules. Since the memory controller is on the CPU on the Athlon 64 and later, and the Northbridge isn't part of the equation, for those CPUs, it does make sense.

If you're going from scratch with no RAM already, there's no reason to opt for 4x1GB over 2x2GB. How much you with (4GB vs 8GB) is up to you, but get it in as little modules as possible. If that has to be four since you go with 8GB though, then so be it.
 

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