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Does anyone know if this mobo can run a single stick of ram in single channel mode? I can't find the manual for it on the site.
http://www.msicomputer.com/product/p...Neo-F&class=mb
    
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Dual channel requires 2 exact mem modules, it is safe to say that 1 module will not run dual, but single channel. So, yes, single channel with 1 module.
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Is the i915P chipset capable of runnung in single channel mode, tho?
    
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I will say yes, but wait for the Intel experts.

Unless specifically stated that it will not in the now missing manual, the system will run with 1 stick of memory. It will be single channel. Instability might be experienced too.
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Why wouldn't it run one ram chip? I mean that's kinda retarded, you HAVE to buy 2 ram chips to run a product. It just doesn't make sense to me.
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It depends on the memory controller, which is why I said "unless specifically stated not to".
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Originally Posted by RADEON
Does anyone know if this mobo can run a single stick of ram in single channel mode? I can't find the manual for it on the site.
http://www.msicomputer.com/product/p...Neo-F&class=mb
Yes, one stick will work fine.
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Ok, thx. I downloaded the manual for the MSI 915P Neo-L and it said it will run with one stick, and it is similar to the 915P Neo-F.
    
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post #9 of 10
hey i have this same mobo msi 915 p combo, i had to use only one stick to set up the system, and once everything was stable, i was able to add two. It seems this board likes one better than two. And btw, make sure the speed on the memory is auto, dont select one of the options yourslef. I just overclocked my 3.4 to 4.199 and works great now
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All computers can run with a single stick, with the exception of a couple, and those were old style servers which required two matching sticks.
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