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Memory configuration on server

I have an HP server and by default it comes with 4GB of memory installed. Because I'm short of money I want to know if its possible to buy 8GB at 1600MHz and still use that 4GB at 1333MHz (not in dual ...
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RAM size mismatch: CPU-Z vs BIOS & Windows

Originally, I had 4GB of RAM (4*1GB), and everything worked like a charm. A few months ago one of my memory cards got bad, so I had to take it out and throw it away. A few days ago I bought 2 new ...
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Memory Runs at Flex Memory Mode

I had 4 GB RAM installed, running in dual channel mode. RAM: Corsair TWIN2X4096-6400C5DHX (CM2X2048-6400C5DHX) Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-EP45-UD3R Channel 0: DIMM1, DIMM2 Channel 1: DIMM3, DIMM4 ...
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How to check if RAM works in dual-channel mode

A friend of mine arranged three RAM modules of 2GB next to each other on a motherboard that supports dual-channel mode, but is not sure whether it's working. Cpu-z shows only a gray area in the memory ...
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Quad-Channel on ASUS M4A88TD-M motherboard

I'm learning about RAM multi-channel and I have doubts: Is possible a quad-channel(8GB: 4x2GB) with M4A88TD-M? What is better: A quad-channel(4x2GB) or a dual-channel(2x4GB)? Thank's in advance ...
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Are there issue using different sized RAM's

I have a 1*4GB RAM installed in my dell laptop. I am going to purchase 1*8GB RAM. So, my question is if the combination of one 4GB and one 8GB RAM, will both work or not? I am confused as I have never ...
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Can there be a true dual-CPU & dual-memory laptop?

The ASUS Transformer Book Trio TX201LA is a dual-processor, dual-memory, dual-storage laptop which also runs 2 different operating systems. But can one,somehow, run just one instance of Windows 8.1 on ...
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What is the optimal distribution of RAM across available slots given a specific amount?

Given two memory slots, what is the optimal configuration given my 2x1GB, plus either 1x4GB or 2x2GB? (I just bought a used laptop with two slots, currently 2x1GB, max 8GB) Possible upgrade ...
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Upgrading laptop memory and deciding between 6gb and 8gb. I usually have 100+ processes running at any given time. Advice? [closed]

I am not a gamer. Most of the processes are usually in chrome as I have many tabs open constantly, along with a few other applications that I like to run pretty much constantly. I'm deciding between ...
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How to best distribute 12GB of RAM?

All 3 modules will have the same MHz but how do distribute modules to best handle multi-channel RAM. When buying 8GB is easy as I can take 2 x 4GB. What solution is best for 12GB: 3 x 4GB 8GB + 4 ...
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Separate MAC Filtering Rules for Each Frequency in Linksys EA2700-RM

I recently bought a Linksys EA2700-RM router for my home. I have set up the 5GHz network, the 2.4GHz network and the Guest network. My 5GHz network is for highest priority devices, the 2.4GHz network ...
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Dual channel: mix a current kit of memory sticks with another from 3 years ago?

My PC has 8Gb. of memory, in 2x4Gb. memory sticks bought 3 years ago, and is currently working with dual channel enabled. I'm thinking of adding another 8 Gb., but the problem is that, for dual ...
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How do calculate which RAM option would be faster?

I've been reading DDR and related info on wikipedia but am still not sure I know anything. I have a Fujitsu Celsius w340 workstation with the following: Memory Speed: 533 MHz Memory Specification ...
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Dual channel DDR3 1333 vs single channel DDR3 1600 RAM? [closed]

I'm building a FreeNAS file server and have been searching for ram. What's available is either: 2x 8 GB DDR3 1600 single channel (CL11) or 2x 8 GB DDR3 1333 dual channel (CL9) Price difference ...
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How big a performance impact on Core i7 Xeon is caused by not installing RAM in pairs?

At work I have a dual CPU workstation (HP Z600) with i7 / Xeon E5620 Gulftowns installed on a Intel 5520 based motherboard. Factory, it was installed with 2x2GB sticks enabling 4GB in dual channel ...
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One 8 GB DIMM vs two 4 GB DIMMs in dual channel mode [duplicate]

Is one 8 gigabyte DIMM faster or slower or the same as two 4 gigabyte DIMMs in dual channel mode? This is DDR3-1333.
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Dual channel vs DDR ram

I understand that DDR ram is basically sending the data on the falling and rising ends of the clock wave, but what is Dual Channel Memory. Google is just saying that it doubles the speed.
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Unreadable Ram Slot

I have a Biostar TA75MH2 and I've been having some weird issues. I insert two G.SKILL Ripjaws X Series. 4GB each but the motherboard can only read one. Bios says that the one on the first slot works ...
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Can't Install More RAM

I have four RAM slots on my motherboard. I'm currently using two. For some reason, when I plug in a third (and fourth), I can only use the new RAM, and not all of it combined. It's a "dual channel" ...
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Sustaining Dual Channel among many RAM modules

I'd like to know what are the factors that need to be set in order to sustain the Dual Channel mode. In a mobo with 4 DDR3 slots: Do I have to put pair of chips? Eg: If I put 3 identical chips ...
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System hang - freeze when installed 2 set KIT ram

Original my system: MOBO: GA-Z68XP-UD3R (rev 1.3) CPU : Intel Corei7 2600 (3.4GHz) VGA : GV-R6750OC-1GI POW : ACBel 510W CPU-Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 412 Slim RAM:: Kingston 4GB (2x2GB) 1866 KIT ...
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memory DIMMs work individually, but not in pairs

I have four new (to me) sticks of Kingston 1Gb 400Mhz DDR2. Three of them boot fine individually in slots 1 or 3, but not in slots 2 or 4. The fourth does not boot in any slot. The three working ones ...
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How to check if two memory modules are being used with dual channel?

I have two 1333 DDR3 memory modules with different brands. I wonder if they can be used in a dual channel setup. How can I check that?
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Computer Memory Configuration

So I currently have 4x 4GB Dimms of 1600Mhz memory (DDR3) in my computer, however one dimm has went bad. Now, my understanding is that they are dual-channel, which means they are ment to run in ...
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May I add 2GB of RAM in a HP dc7900 MT

I currently have 2GB of RAM with this schema: Slot 0: 1GB (Channel 1) Slot 1: N/A (Channel 2) Slot 2: 1GB (Channel 1) Slot 3: N/A (Channel 2) May I add a 2GB of RAM in Slot 1 even if it's in ...
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Can a non dual-channel motherboard be paired with dual-channel RAM, or the other way around? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Dual Channel RAM vs. Quad Channel RAM What is the criteria for motherboard ↔ RAM compatibility with regards to multi-channel capabilities? Can a non dual-channel ...
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Two kits of three DDR3 memory sticks mixed. Are they same?

I have bought two memory kits, each having three DDR3 modules for triple-channel setup. Looking at the memory modules serial stickers, I couldn’t find a clue about how to identify, that the modules in ...
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Which have better performance Two 2GB RAM sticks or One 4GB RAM stick? [closed]

I am planning to buy a new PC. The mainboard has 4 memory slots, The PC has Windows 7 64-bit installed. Which approach is better regarding the performance buying: Two memory sticks of 2GB? One ...
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If the brand, size, MHz speed and latency settings of two sets of RAM are the same, will they still work correctly in dual channel mode?

I'm planning to buy 2x4GB strips of DDR3 RAM at 1600MHz 9-9-9-27 (see here) The box that it is going in will be used to run virtual machines. This means that I may want to stick another 8Gb in it at ...
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Bad RAM sticks or faulty motherboard slots?

After a routine cleaning – removing essentially all the parts (PSU, CPU fan, GPU, HDD and DVD drive, cleaning each separately, well except for the HDD and DVD) – the system would not come ...
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Can I install 1333 MHz memory onto a laptop supporting up to 1066 MHz memory?

I have a question regarding my laptop's RAM. I have 2 slots. One is empty; the other one has a Samsung SODIMM 204-pin 2GB DDR3 1333MHz SDRAM CL9, non-ECC, unbuffered module, running at 1066 (!) MHz, ...
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How much of a performance hit using asymmetrical dual channel RAM?

As a follow-up to my question Can a P55 chipset support 6GB as 2GBx3?; I understand there might be a performance hit using an odd-number of sticks. My question therefore is - How much of a ...
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WRT610N v2 with DD-WRT: How do I configure wireless for dual channel (N 300MHz)?

I bought a Linksys router WRT610N v2 and I installed DD-WRT build 14896 preSP2 on it. I bought a Linksys Dual Bank Wireless N adapter for my laptop. I have no idea how to configure the router for ...
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Can two same single RAM chips start to work in dual channel?

Do i need to buy a dual-channel memory kit in order to use Dual Channel? If I have a single 2GB chip and a mainboard which supports Dual Channel, can I expect to have dual channel enabled if I buy ...
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Multiple Internet Connection [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can I combine two LANs into one to get double speed? I have a similar situation as this question. But I'm using Windows 7 32-bit on my laptop. I have a 128 kbps DSL ...
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Does dual-channel work only with an even number of RAM sticks?

I have noticed that on the ASUS P5QL Pro motherboard the BIOS says "Dual Channel Asymmetric Mode" during POST. The motherboard has three 2GB Kingston ValueRAM 800 MHz DIMMs populated in the first 3 ...
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Is dual-channel always faster than a single memory stick setup?

Is using 2x2gb DDR3 in dual-channel faster than using a single 4gb DDR memory stick on a 4-slot motherboard?
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Making the most of dual channel DDR2: how do I arrange the sticks?

I've searched online, but I can't find anything definitive that will put me at ease. I turn to superuser. This is how I have the RAM sticks arranged now: To make the most of the RAM and the dual ...
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Enabling Dual Channel mode: do the RAM sticks have to be identical?

My current machine has 3 GB RAM, one 1GB stick and one 2 GB stick. If I buy another 2 GB stick, does it have to be the exact same brand as the 2 GB stick already installed? Or can they be different ...
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different Ram dual-channel

Ok I'm not quite sure about this(Obviously). I have 4 sticks of ram. 2x 2gb ddr3 cl-9-9-9-24 pc3-10600 1333Mhz and 2x 1gb ddr3 cl9-9-9-28 pc16000 2000Mhz Each pair are dual-channel kits. Can I put ...
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Do I still get the benefits of dual channel if I put 2x1GB in one side and 1x2GB in the other?

My PC currently has 2x1GB RAM sticks, and was considering on buying a 2GB RAM stick so that I could move it to a new PC in the future in case it was needed. Would I get the benefits of dual channel or ...
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Is 1GB + 1GB RAM better than 2GB +0.5GB?

My laptop has two slots for RAM, and currently has two 512 MB chips, for 1 GB. Windows XP is running terribly slow on it, so I want to upgrade the RAM. I could buy two 1 GB chips to replace both of ...
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Mixing old and new RAM

Firstly I'm new at this. Not a very computer-ish person. So I very much apologize if this is not the right place, but here it goes.. My Motherboard is an Asus P5LD2-SE. I'm running in Win 7 Ultimate ...
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Dual Channel RAM vs. Quad Channel RAM

I just bought a motherboard that says it supports Dual-Channel RAM. The RAM I'm looking at says it's a "Quad-Channel Kit" . Will it work with my motherboard? EDIT: Thanks all for the replies. Here is ...
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Triple vs. Dual Channel with 6 sticks of memory

Assuming a Core i7 with a x58 chipset (IOW, triple-channel is supported)... I'm trying to decide if I need to buy triple channel memory kits. The MB has 6 slots, and I will populate them all. So I've ...
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Should I be worrying about Single Channel and Double Channel for my RAM?

I've got an Asus P5N-EM HDMI motherboard. When I run CPU-Z, it says my Memory is Single Channel. Currently, i have 2x2GIG Kingston DDR2 ram modules installed. These are the screenies from CPU-Z: ...