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Any two sticks of ram that are the same size (2GB, 4GB, 6GB) can usually run in dual channel, they just need to work with the same frequencies, timings and volts. They don't have to be of the same brand. Manufacturers just like to include "dual-channel" in the description to help sell their products.

Edit: inserted "usually"
Edited by SyveRson - 8/2/11 at 10:28pm
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post #12 of 22
Quote:
Originally Posted by SyveRson;14444701 
Any two sticks of ram that are the same size (2GB, 4GB, 6GB) can run in dual channel, they just need to work with the same frequencies, timings and volts. They don't have to be of the same brand. Manufacturers just like to include "dual-channel" in the description to help sell their products.

Not always true, but usually yes. It's generally easier on the IMC to keep the sticks exactly the same (brand, timings, voltages, speeds....everything).
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That's not what you said last night in bed.

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That's not what you said last night in bed.

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Wow we are INCREDIBLY off topic....
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I like where this thread is going.
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