Best ram for me to buy under $250

Alright, I want to buy 1gig of ram (1 stick). I have 4 memory slots on my mobo, and 2 are used with 2x512 DDRAM 1GB TWINX CORSAIR sticks.  I want to buy something similar I THINK, in 1 stick form instead, so I still have room for imporovement later.

I'm an extremem multitasker when it comes to me and my computer, and I may have 10-15 programs running simultaneously, all serving some purpose.  My computer is fine (only 3 months old). I just want something to give it a little more boost.  So I figure the ram would be a good choice.  What suggestions specifically could you guys offer for a great choice for ram, or some similar alternative to suit my needs??  I was looking at this, but don't know: http://www.newegg.com/app/ViewProductDesc.asp?description=20-145-505&depa=1

PS. My processor is CPU AMD 64 |3700+ ATHLON 64 754 RT

thx.
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Lee W, MVPTechnology and Business Process AdvisorCommented:
Corsair should be fine.  You could also consider Crucial and Kingston.

http://www.crucial.com/store/PartSpecs.asp?imodule=CT12864Z40B&cat=RAM
http://www.ec.kingston.com/ecom/configurator/PartsInfo.asp?ktcpartno=KHX3200ULK2/1G

But you should also check if your board supports dual channel RAM - if so, then your performance would actually be better (probably not noticeably so, but I'm not sure) if you got 2x512 instead of 1x1GB.  Though I understand the idea of leaving room for expansion...
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D4LyAuthor Commented:
hmmm, good point, don't know how to check this tho!! here's the mobo model:
http://www.pricegrabber.com/search_techspecs_full.php/masterid=2950222#description
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Lee W, MVPTechnology and Business Process AdvisorCommented:
I don't think it supports it since there is no reference to dual channel - if that's the case, I'd go with the one you suggested yourself.
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D4LyAuthor Commented:
ok, before awarding pts, i'm gonna leave the q open to get a bit more feedback. ty for your help thusfar.
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D4LyAuthor Commented:
well, its been a while now leew. here ya go! thx for your help.
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