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ive heard ppl talking about running their ddr as [ddr2-edit dual channel], is this possible?
if so how?
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You might have your terms mixed up, I am not sure. Dual channel does not mean DDR2. DDR, DDR2, and now DDR3 can all run in dual channel mode. So if you are asking if you can run DDR RAM in dual channel yes you can if your motherboard supports it. If you are asking if you can use DDR2 RAM in a DDR slot no you cannot.
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post #3 of 19
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k yea your right i am getting my terms mixed up...
i was talking about running ddr in dual channel, how would i do this?

(so speaking of getting my terms mixed up what is ddr2?)
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you cant with 3 sticks of ram. you have to have 2 or 4 sticks.
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If your mobo is capable of dual-channel:
matched set (ideally) of ram in the mobo's corresponding slots
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I have 2 sticks...512+1024...
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post #7 of 19
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Originally Posted by kpo6969 View Post
If your mobo is capable of dual-channel:
matched set (ideally) of ram in the mobo's corresponding slots
yea i think it is...
http://www.asrock.com/mb/overview.asp?Model=P4VM800 ...dont know if it says there, but i believe it does.
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post #8 of 19
The memory also should be identical... 2x512, 2x1024, 2x2048 etc...

If your motherboard supports it, it is usually automatic as long as you use the correct slots and have 2 sticks of the same ram.

2 different amounts of ram will not work.
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post #9 of 19
you only have 2 ram slots so that is usally a no to dual channel but DC can only work with thye same sticks as nytevizion says
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what would the setting be in the BIOS?
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