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There's a barebone laptop that I found on the internet, but I never build a barebone computer before, and the website says that it can hold a max of 32 GB of ram, but when you scroll down to the specs page, it says 16 GB max (4 per slot). Btw, I plan on using a quad core processor. I don't understand, is it 4x4gb max or 4x8gb or what?

EDIT: For those of you who won't visit the webpage...

On the top, it says

Up to 32GB DDR3 1600MHz memory

However, on the bottom, it says

SO-DIMM slots x 4 for DDR3 1600/1333/1066 MHz if the CPU is four cores
(2 slots on the motherboard front side and 2 slots on the rear side)
SO-DIMM slots x 2 for DDR3 1333/1066 MHz if the CPU is dual cores
**Maximum 16GB (Up to 4GB each slot)**
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I'd bet it's 4 x 4gb –  woliveirajr Jun 25 '13 at 16:51
    
On the website, if you scroll down, it says that only 16 is allowed, even though it says 32 up top. –  Ripspace Jun 25 '13 at 16:57

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According to MSI themselves, it's the later (16GB max).

Main Memory
• SO-DIMM slots x 4 for DDR3 1600/1333/1066 MHz if the CPU is four cores (2 slots on the motherboard front side and 2 slots on the rear side)
• SO-DIMM slots x 2 for DDR3 1333/1066 MHz if the CPU is dual cores
Maximum 16GB (Up to 4GB each slot)

Source: MSIWhitebook.com

I'd go by that.

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I would trust the manufacture website specification more than I would the AvaDirect website. In other words, looks like 16 GB max.

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