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Hello im thinking about upgrading to lga2011 and I wonder if mye 4x4Gb Corsair XMS3 2000MHz 9-10-9-27 1.65V will work on quadchannel lga2011? They are rated for 1600MHz 1.5v

http://www.pcgameware.co.uk/corsair-xms3-2000mhz-8gb-review/
 
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There's no such thing as quad channel or dual channel RAM, if it's 4 of the same dimms, there's a 99% chance that it'll work. The number of channels a system runs is directly on the cpu die, not the mobo or the ram. X79 can run in single, dual, triple, or quad depending on the configuration. Consult your owner's manual or download it from the respective website and just read it. It'll tell you which slots to use for any combination.
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on an x79 if you use 4 dimms you it wil run in quad channel, 3 dimms you can get triple channel, 2 dimms in dual chanel and 1 dimm in single channel..

as you can see with that platform you can dun in all the flavors of Channels smile.gif
http://www.intel.com/support/motherboards/desktop/sb/cs-011965.htm
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thanks, i've ordered a sabertooth mobo
 
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