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hello, i have a DFI NF4-D board and i was just wondering which ram slot is better. the orange one or yellow one? i constantly hear people telling other poeple to place it in the orange one but what is the difference?
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Hmm, not sure about that board.. are there only two slots? If there are four, and depending on the sequence, it may just be telling you which ones you should use for dual channel.
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I think that the only reason for the two diff. colored slots is to run dual channel (both sticks in the same color slot.)
    
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The Orange are dual-channel, yellow are singe-channel.
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post #5 of 15
Theres actually nothing diffrent, you just run them in the same colour if you want dual channel.
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Originally Posted by UberN00B View Post
Theres actually nothing diffrent, you just run them in the same colour if you want dual channel.
On my Dfi board, when I run my RAM in the yellow slots I only get single channel and when I run them in the orange slots I get dual channel .
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The Orange are dual-channel, yellow are singe-channel.
they are both dual channel. i tried the yellow and the orange and they are both 128bit.

on the DFI manual it says yellow is stable at 2t and orange is stable at 1t. also, i hear people at diy-street.com saying orange gives better ram ocing.
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post #8 of 15
One of my slots must be busted then.
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Woot, I was right lol
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post #10 of 15
typically TCCD sticks only work in the orange on the s939 DFIs - bh-5/6 do ebst in the yellows IIRC. Try one, then try the other, whichever works better (more perf or more stability) is the color you should use.

I use the orange slots on my Expert with my TCCD sticks.
    
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