iMac Ram upgrade?

2 Undead Priest
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I remember reading that for mac at least 2 gigs of ram is needed and 4 is recommended.
These are my imac specifications.

2 GHz Intel core Duo Processor
1 GB ram (DDR2)
Chipset Model ATI RadeonHD2400

Would buying an upgrade to ram be needed? and if it isn't needed, would it improve game play significantly enough to make it worth a 50-150& purchase?
I'm really not a computer person so sorry if this is a stupid question.
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I just purchased 8gb of Mushkin made in USA Apple specific ram from newegg for less than $50. Highly recommended. I would put whatever your maximum amount is in (i.e. 4 or 8 for older macbooks). WoW is going to be 64-bit, so it'll use the extra ram. :)
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Upgrading RAM is always worth it in terms of performance. You should see some improvements.
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90 Dwarf Warrior
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I am running a nice 16 gigs of ram in my system now.
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90 Worgen Death Knight
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Would it be more beneficial to have 4gb total of matched ram, or 6gb of unmatched? I have the same mac as the OP, but the maximum I can use is 6gb, but if 4gb matched is better than the 6 unmatched, I'd like to save the money. I've read things saying that matched is much better, but others saying that more is always better than less. Thanks!
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90 Dwarf Warrior
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I have never seen a real reason to match the ram. I normally buy from http://www.ramjet.com their memory has never once caused any errors in my mac.
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90 Human Warrior
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matching the ram isn't to prevent errors, it's for max performance.

normally pays are matched in pairs though so 6 gigs shoudln't be unmatched really.

http://guides.macrumors.com/Understanding_Intel_Mac_RAM
http://guides.macrumors.com/Matched_RAM_on_Intel_Macs
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