I was planning to buy a customized notebook. The option of RAM is not clear to me. 8GB RAM of 1 Dimm is costing $50 more than 8GB RAM of 2 Dimm. What's the advantage of 1 Dimm? Any technical plus side?
Actually, there is a technical downside. Most modern laptop are able to use two DIMMs at the same time, resulting in an average 5% performance increase. *1
There are also advantages though for using only one DIMM rather than two:
*1: Yes, I am cutting corners here. I did not even mention the term dual-channel.