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What advantage do the orange slots have over the yellow slots
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post #2 of 13
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Originally Posted by frostbite View Post
What advantage do the orange slots have over the yellow slots
Sry.But I want to know too as long I have a DFI mobo comming tommorow for a new cheap build too.Never use DFI before.Take this like a bump.Don't want mess your thread.
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post #3 of 13
They have no advantage. The color codings between the 4 slots just shows you where the sticks would go if you want them to run in dual channel.
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post #4 of 13
there isnt any advantage they are just coloured differently to help with dual channel config just make sure you plug the sticks in tyhe same colour
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The colored slots present no performance difference, but sometimes the different colored slots prefer different types of ram. Example: Orange slots are usually better for TCCD and UCCC types of ram, whereas yellow may be better for BH5/UTT types.
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I thought the Orange and Yellow Slots were there to show the configiration of Dual Channel setups............
    
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The colored slots present no performance difference, but sometimes the different colored slots prefer different types of ram. Example: Orange slots are usually better for TCCD and UCCC types of ram, whereas yellow may be better for BH5/UTT types.
Ok thanks I try my sticks in the orange slots tonight
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This applies only for the NF4 MBs such as the Ultra-D, SLi-DR but not the Expert or Venice.

They Yellow are electrically better for Higher VDimm (BH Modules) and when used in conjunction with the appropiate BIOS xxx-2.

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The colored slots present no performance difference, but sometimes the different colored slots prefer different types of ram. Example: Orange slots are usually better for TCCD and UCCC types of ram, whereas yellow may be better for BH5/UTT types.
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post #9 of 13
Good to know.

My CFX preferred yellow slots for BH5, and orange for my HZ and TCCD.
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So should I leave my UCCC in slots 1 and 3
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