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Old 02-24-2011, 11:51 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Is there a speed difference with a 3 channel mobo with only 3 slots filled compared to a dual channel mobo with 3-4 slots filled.

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There's not really all that much difference, no.
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a dual channel motherboard with "3" slots filled will default to single channel mode resulting in a significant performance drop.
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a dual channel motherboard with "3" slots filled will default to single channel mode resulting in a significant performance drop.
Ah, shows what I know. I didn't think it made all that much difference :P
Could you delete my earlier post plz so they don't get the wrong info?
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