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I have a Pegatron 2A86 motherboard and I purchased the Corsair Dominator GT 16GB 2133MHz kit. I was wondering if I have to put them in any specific order. Also, I have 2 sticks of 4GB 2RX8 and I was wondering if I wanted to add those as well, where I should place them. Thank you very much.
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I'm not finding anything on the Pegatron 2A86.  What's the model name/number of your computer?

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HP Pavilion HPE Series
h8-1090t
I'm not sure if this will help you, but these are the specs of the motherboard - http://www.findlaptopdriver.com/pegatron-corporation-2a86-mainboard-1-04-specs/
Thank you for the help, TwoCables smile.gif
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Triple channel, best to run 3 dimms or 6, but 6 would be fairly tough on the IMC For placement normally the 2nd, 4th & 6th slots for 3 dimm triple channel (starting 2nd from the socket) unless filling all 6 slots.

What cpu do you have in the rig? With a gulftown 980x it would be possible to run 2133mhz, with a bloomfield you would have to run a bit lower depending on how the uncore overclocks (uncore must run 2x the memory frequency on bloomfield 45nm, 32nm gulftown must be at least 1.5x the mem frequency).
    
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Does the amoutn of memory sticks actually affect the IMC?
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My cpu is 990x. What if you have 4 dimms? Thanks for the help, FtW 420. smile.gif
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With 4 dimms a couple of my manuals for x58 boards show the 1st, 2nd, 4th & 6th dimms populated, I've never tried running 4 but looks like it should still use triple channel.
    
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aww, ily ftw 420!
cpu-z is reading channels # as triple now. smile.gif

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like this, right?

thank you very much, ftw 420!
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