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ASRock x58 Extreme Motherboard Memory Layout

I am using the ASRock x58 Extreme Motherboard. I currently have installed 8GB of DDR3 (4 x 2GB) memory that is compatible with the MB. I recently received an additional 8 GB of DDR3 (2 x 4GB) RAM ...
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Triple channel RAM reading as dual channel

My motherboard, the ASUS P6T takes modules that are 4GB at the largest with 6 slots (has a 24GB RAM limit) and does triple channel rather than dual. When I installed 3 triple channel 4GB modules ...
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Memory for a triple-channel motherboard?

When I bought my PC back in 2010, motherboards that supported triple-channel DDR3 were everywhere. Thinking that it would be the standard by the time I upgraded, I made sure to get a triple-channel ...
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3x2GB RAM plus 1x2GB, no triple channel?

Currently my system has 3x2GB DDR3 RAM. I need to add 2 GB more. This is my motherboard and i use the white slots for triple channel. So, first question: If i add one more RAM stick into a blue slot ...
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Will I achieve triple-channelness with 9x4GB [closed]

I'm planning to build a rig with EVGA SR-2 inside. It supports triple channel and has 12 memory slots. The question is whether I will achieve triple channelness if i install 9x4GB identical DDR3 ...
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Which RAM configuration for a desktop upgrade?

I am trying to increase the RAM of my home computer, but I am unsure as to how much each aspect of RAM should be weighted (as to which is more important). My motherboard has 6 slots, so I believe it ...
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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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Triple Channel/DDR3

Is all DDR3 considered triple channel? The reason I ask is as part of seeing the dev release of Windows 8 and it's utilization of UEFI I started researching motherboards for a potential upgrade near ...
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Can I use 3x2GB plus 3x4GB ddr3 RAM triple channel?

Made the mistake of thinking 12GB was enough, but I keep crashing out of memory while running sparse matrix solver... a few more GB should do it. Is it valid to replace 3 of the 2GB modules with ...
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6 x 2048 faster than 3 x 4096 DDR3 triple channel memory modules?

Considering same timings, brand and technology triple channel RAM memory modules would: 6 x 2048 MB modules be faster than 3 x 4096 MB modules ?
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Semi-Hybrid Triple Channel DDR3

I have 3 x Corsair 2GB DDR3 1600MHz, and I want to expand it with 3 more DIMMs. Obviously to keep my triple-channel, I'd be best to buy an identical 3 DIMMs kit as I have now, because triple-channel ...
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Mapping of memory addresses to physical modules in Windows XP

I plan to run 32-bit Windows XP on a workstation with dual processors, based on Intel's Nehalem microarchitecture, and triple channel RAM. Even though XP is limited to 4 GB of RAM, my understanding is ...
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Do I need to have 3 RAM chips on a Supermicro C7X58 MB

i have a servergrade MB and wonder if i MUST have 3 memory chips to get it to work? i only got one stick with 4 Gb DDR3 Ram. The MB is a Supermicro C7X58 Cpu: intel core i7-950 i tried to put in ...
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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 ...