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Do 4 DIMMS running in dual channel also interleave?

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Question is for sig rig.

I have 4 x 8GB identical sticks.

Each set of two sticks represent one 64-bit channel correct?

Does the memory spread even across sticks in each channel (Interleaving) or does it go to the next one when one is full in each channel?

I thought it'd be as if each pair of sticks were interleaved with each other in each channel and then the channels would combine to form 128-bits (Using 4 sticks).


Ultimate questions: If it is as I think, then on super thin paper napkin numbers (IE: Forget about any benchmarks.) would that be faster?

My ADD had me Googling for hours learning about ram. That's what I THINK I learned. I'd just like to see if I got that right. biggrin.gif
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Usage will spread across DIMM's if interleaving is supported by the motherboard.
You'll see a performance benfit if an application is specifically RAM dependant.
Edited by BradleyW - 2/14/16 at 10:04am
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Thank you very much. I imagine it's a setting? My mobo has very little documentation. It's like EVGA just disowned it seconds after its release in favor of new sockets.
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