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So im going to be getting this board...

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813131730


I dont know much about triple channel memory, but am i correct in say you need three modules to run triple channel?

If you run only two wont it still be dual channel?

Also what ran would you suggest for this board?

Thanks alot!
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That's not a triple channel board, only the X58 series were.

I'd go with some decent make memory, corsair are good so are GSkill. I'd probably go with some GSkill 1600mhz memory with 9-9-9-24 timings.

So, you only need a dual channel kit.
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So im going to be getting this board...

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813131730


I dont know much about triple channel memory, but am i correct in say you need three modules to run triple channel?

If you run only two wont it still be dual channel?

Also what ran would you suggest for this board?

Thanks alot!
This board only supports dual channel. Motherboards will have 6 slots if it supported triple channel. You need two identical sticks to run dual channel.

As for ram suggestion, I suggest Gskill Ripjaws.
    
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Corsairs and G. Skills are always good and dependable.
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That's not a triple channel board, only the X58 series were.

I'd go with some decent make memory, corsair are good so are GSkill. I'd probably go with some GSkill 1600mhz memory with 9-9-9-24 timings.

So, you only need a dual channel kit.
OK that makes sense.

I see alot of people going to gskill now, and i did read that you want 9-9-9-24 timings for them to be stable.

Any thoughts on running two of those kits, or should just go to a larger kit to start with?
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OK that makes sense.

I see alot of people going to gskill now, and i did read that you want 9-9-9-24 timings for them to be stable.

Any thoughts on running two of those kits, or should just go to a larger kit to start with?
It really depends on your application. You probably won't need over 8gb so the kit I linked will be more than enough.
    
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It really depends on your application. You probably won't need over 8gb so the kit I linked will be more than enough.
Ahh nice, i thought it was 2x2 didnt notice the 2x4. Thanks!!
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Ahh nice, i thought it was 2x2 didnt notice the 2x4. Thanks!!
Your welcome I was like when I saw how much ddr3 prices have dropped.
    
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