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2x2 and 1x1 = 6 gb dual channel?

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is this possible or do all 4 sticks have to be the same for dual channel?
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Its fine but its recommended that your run all of the same capacity and brand RAM to ensure computability and stability.
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that would be 2x2 and 2x1 for 6gb in dual channel.

It is best to make sure they are the same brand and speed for best performance though.
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if the speed is different, it will just downclock the bus to the lower speed.
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