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Hi guys,

I bought this budget PC on clearance and it came with one stick of Team Elite 1600mhz ram. Is single channel mode why it benches so low?

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Those are awesome speeds for single channel. I'm impressed. Highest I have seen these chips make in dual channel is ~16GB/s, your chip is saturating the single channel better than I would have expected.
     
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Those are awesome speeds for single channel. I'm impressed. Highest I have seen these chips make in dual channel is ~16GB/s, your chip is saturating the single channel better than I would have expected.

So its nothing to worry about then? Ive never had a setup with single channel before, I know in the real world it makes no difference correct?
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I do seem to be getting a bad 3dMark 11 score with the iGPU though. 903 on performance , others seem to get 1100+
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