troubleshooting Question

How much RAM for SBS and what configuration given current setup?

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I have a SBS 2003 Standard edition R2 on an HP Proliant ML 110 G4 Server. It came with only 1 GB of RAM, which, of course, is most likely not enough. Given that I have four slots, two of which are used by 512 MBs and HP is sending the other 2 512MBs for free due to error, what are my best options? I coiuld purchase 2 x 2GBs and go with 4GBs which then would give me 4.5 GBs, of which I think a 32bit system would only see two. Or could I go with 2 x 1GB and have 2.5GBs total?

Also, on the website below, it shows that the 4 GB option is more than double the price than the 2 GB option. Any explanation for that? Is it that they just don't make as many 2 GB sticks?

Any help would be appreciated. I am currently having performance issues with the 1 GB of RAM.
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