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My partner is getting 4xdimms for her AMD AM2 system, although i want to know if she will experience issues with 4x dimms? I know this was the case with the old 939 socket....
 
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post #2 of 15
the memory controller is a bit better on am2 but it still has problems with 4 sticks but not as much as 939
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Hmm....

Does anyone here have 4xdimms on AM2?
 
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post #4 of 15
by "partner" do you mean you're both female?

Otherwise you say GIRLFRIEND or female friend (big differenc)
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LMAO, wishful thinking, Cravin. I'm guessing business associates or teammates or something, though you never know...

That being said, unless you have a 64-bit OS, anything more than 2 GB of RAM won't do anything anyway, but if she has 64-bit Windows, it's certainly worth a shot. And I don't think the memory controllers are as finnickey as some people think, because my roommate can run 3 sticks on his old Athlon XP just fine.
    
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4 dimms?! is trying for 4 gigs or something??? or is she using 256mb sticks?? it all depends really...i always never used more than 2 dimms
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post #7 of 15
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LMAO, wishful thinking, Cravin. I'm guessing business associates or teammates or something, though you never know...

That being said, unless you have a 64-bit OS, anything more than 2 GB of RAM won't do anything anyway, but if she has 64-bit Windows, it's certainly worth a shot.
Actually anything more than 3gb is pointless (my p5b specifically states if not using 64 bit os to keep it < 3 gb, even though it only recognizes 2.97 gb)

Also there is SOME problems with amd am2 and > 2 sticks RAM
post #8 of 15
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It's not for 4GB of ram.....the query was regarding 4x dimms not the amount (she will use 4x 512MB).

And it's my spouse partner and i'm male and she is female, i stopped saying "GIRLFRIEND" after i passed puberty by the way.
 
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post #9 of 15
"my female friend" is less misleading
post #10 of 15
puberty...damn im still going through that...well in america you keep on saying girlfriend until your married to her. id say dont bother and get 2x1gb in dual channel, 4x512mb is just slower, longer access times and running dual dual channel?? cause there is no quad channel yet.

man one of my things to do: visit england b4 i die!!!
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