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Old March 29, 2008, 08:49 AM
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do you still achieve dual channel
if you use 4x1 gbkits that all the same ram
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Old March 29, 2008, 08:52 AM
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Old March 29, 2008, 09:20 AM
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Matching product #s on most newer RAM will let you run them in dual channel... even if they're not a "kit" or a dual channel specific memory (Ex: I have an old system with 2x 512 Kingston KVR DDR-400 Ram that were bought seperately and they work just fine together in dual channel).
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Old March 29, 2008, 09:27 AM
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thankyou
this way i can get 2gb for new build
and when i want to upgrade i still get dual channel
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Old March 29, 2008, 03:30 PM
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The second set of RAM doesn't even have to be the same type as the first, as long as the RAM is in the correct slots. I have 2GB of Team Group (4-4-4-10) and 2GB of Mushkin (4-5-4-11) and they work perfectly fine in dual channel, I just had to set up the timings manually (which I would do anyways since I run tighter timings).
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