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Which memory for my Gigabyte GA-EX58-UD5 MOBO?

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Been 4 years since Installed memory in my computer....I just noticed I installed 1.65v memory, but specs say use 1.5v.....does it matter?

http://www.gigabyte.com/products/product-page.aspx?pid=2958#sp

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6 x 1.5V DDR3 DIMM sockets supporting up to 24 GB of system memory (Note 1)
Dual/3 channel memory architecture
Support for DDR3 2100+/1333/1066/800 MHz memory modules

1600 memory is not listed, but can i still use it?

I plan on buying my memory from this site...

http://www.yoyotech.co.uk/pc-memory

just trying to figure what i should buy. For certain I need a low profile RAM i.e small heat sink....because I have a large cpu cooler/fan
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http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Corsair-Dominator-GT-4GB-2x-2GB-2000MHz-DDR3-Desktop-Memory-/221244690343?pt=UK_Computing_ComputerComponents_MemoryRAM_JN&hash=item3383360fa7
Get a taller profile cooler biggrin.gif
PS:then you'll have to hunt down 1 more for triple channel.
but..Hypers are de best fer dat smile.gif
(or so I've been told)
 
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PS:then you'll have to hunt down 1 more for triple channel.
but..Hypers are de best fer dat smile.gif

that was my next question actually...

after reading online, and my mobo user manual, i am a bit confused...

according to the 3 channel memory configuration table in my mobo user manual, i can use 4 sticks/modules and still get a 3 channel configuration....i dont understand how that works.

and can i use 1600mhz memory?
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Originally Posted by takman79 View Post

that was my next question actually...

after reading online, and my mobo user manual, i am a bit confused...

according to the 3 channel memory configuration table in my mobo user manual, i can use 4 sticks/modules and still get a 3 channel configuration....i dont understand how that works.

and can i use 1600mhz memory?
Of course, definitely. On my L5520 i have to go to 200MHz bus though smile.gif
4 sticks and 3 channel? O_o? Wouldn't that be single channel if you tried it? (3 channel and 1 more stick in other slots)
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when you do a 3 channel configuration, its NOT in reference to the RAM itself? The configuration uses 3 sticks of DUAL ddr3?

The terminologies are getting me confused.

snippet from my mobo user manual

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I'm having a hard time finding any 2-3 stick comparisons.
Dual channel is fine.
just sayin..i'd hunt down another stick to at least try the triple-channel cuz i could biggrin.gif
Edited by Schmuckley - 7/7/13 at 7:59am
 
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Schmuckley View Post

I'm having a hard time finding any 2-3 stick comparisons.
Dual channel is fine.
just sayin..i'd hunt down another stick to at least try the triple-channel cuz i could biggrin.gif
Just for the heck of it i bought a quad-channel kit for that reason ... tongue.gif

Edited by DaveLT - 7/7/13 at 6:24pm
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