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Interesting result.... When I am in Ubuntu I get the same performance that I had with the 4 gigs so it seems to be how Vista 64 bit handles 8 gigs of memory. Maybe there is a patch out there?
Hmm...seems like Vista then. I have no idea if there's a Vista "problem" with > 4GB of RAM, though many people are running 8GB with supposedly no problems...
    
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Just checking here: are you running Vista 32 or 64 bit? 32 bit can only handle 4gigs of ram, and I belive that includes video card memory. Their is a work around to this I do belive.
    
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post #23 of 24
He said Vista and Linux 64 bit.

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if all the slots are being used,then it's not dual channel. ...
Yes, you can have all the memory slots filled and be running dual channel (as he says he is), just not a 2T command rate.

As for why slower, what are your timings?
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Only thing i can think of is your board doesn't handle the 8gb well.
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