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dale5605 02-26-2005 10:23 AM

ram question
I had 2gb of 3200 corsair xms in my system in 4 512 pieces.
But I have decided to remove 1gb of it and give it to my brother since I am not really making use of the extra gb. So I remove 2 512 sticks from the mobo. Now when I look at CPU-Z under the Memory tab, under the General section, next to "Channels #" it says Single instead of Dual. If I have two pieces of ram still in my system shouldn't I be running in dual channel mode? Is dual channel better than single? and how would I go about getting it to dual again.

Trotter 02-26-2005 11:10 AM

Dual channel only works when the RAM are in the right slots.

Put the sticks in the same color slots if they are different colors. If not, try slot 1&2.

dale5605 02-26-2005 11:31 AM

Is there any benefit to dual channel mode over just single?

DJ-CHRIS 02-26-2005 12:11 PM

Doubble the speed in duan channel

geffin 02-26-2005 12:40 PM

yup... for example, it will read as 1gb, but it will run as 2gb

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