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spitzz

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Hey fellow members.

Im just in need of help and here's the question.

My mobo have only 2 DIMM ram slots. Currently i only has one 256Mb DDR-SDRAM and im planning to buy another 256 MB DDR-SDRAM (same size). Now is it possible to enable dual channel mode if i am to place them in both slots since i only have 2 dimm slots in my mobo.
Though i heard most dual channel works on 4 ram slots on a mobo.. Would it be possbile for a mobo which have 2ram slots too?
(place them on Dimm 0 and Dimm 1 for example)

:tazz: Thx if anyone can reply upon my help.

Edited by spitzz, 12 March 2006 - 02:11 AM.

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Hey fellow members.

Im just in need of help and here's the question.

My mobo have only 2 DIMM ram slots. Currently i only has one 256Mb DDR-SDRAM and im planning to buy another 256 MB DDR-SDRAM (same size). Now is it possible to enable dual channel mode if i am to place them in both slots since i only have 2 dimm slots in my mobo.
Though i heard most dual channel works on 4 ram slots on a mobo.. Would it be possbile for a mobo which have 2ram slots too?
(place them on Dimm 0 and Dimm 1 for example)

:tazz: Thx if anyone can reply upon my help.



Sounds like your mobo doesnt have dual channel support. It wont even work anyway unless you have 2 of the same identical pair of memory sticks. If you only have 2 memory slots total it wont have dual channel support anyhow. :)
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The easist way to see if you have dual channel capabilities is to download CPU-Z and run it. In the memory section it will say single or dual channel. Any motherboard that has the northbridge chipset that has dual channel built into it can run as dual channel no matter what the combination of memory slots is on the motherboard. Most dual channel MB's will have 4 slots for dual channel. If you see 3 slots and 2 of them are the same color you can run dual channel. Usually the middle channel will be a different color. To run dual channel you must have 2 stick of memory that are the same type and usually same make memory. If i see a deal where i can buy 2 sticks of memory cheaper than buying on of their paired sets of dual channel i will buy them. It is the same thing as buying a so called matched pair.

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hehe thx very much for both of you for answering my question.. =)
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