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Old August 13, 2012, 10:49 AM
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Originally Posted by Dragonstongue View Post
dual channel is for motherboards/processors that use dual channel, quad channel for motherboards/processors that can use them.
Originally Posted by SugarJ View Post
The difference is actually in the controller, not the memory.
Let me clarify. Dual-channel, triple-channel and quad-channel kits use matched sets of memory, but the DDR3 sticks are IDENTICAL in all three cases. It's marketing, not a physical change in the memory. That's why you can use 2 dual-channel kits as a quad-channel kit.
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