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post #1 of 13
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I have the Crucial Ballistix 2x1gb kit of ram:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820146578

And the mobo in my sig and I was wondering if they should both be in the yellow slots or orange slots on the mobo?
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post #2 of 13
Put them in the same color slots
 
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post #3 of 13
TCCD put in the orange slots.
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Yeah, TCCD in orange, UTT/BH5/BH6/CH5/CH6 in the yellow.
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So that would be orange then for me right?
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post #6 of 13
try both and see, i would guess at the orange slots though, and put a fan over them if u can, i heard stories about them modules frying themselves
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post #7 of 13
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Thanks guys!

I changed them both to orange and I went into CoD2 to see if there was a game performance improvement, and yes there was, woot.

I checked a couple different areas before, then after and I had about an average of a 8-15fps increase and it ran smoother.
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post #8 of 13
Depends on your bios. If you have a -2 bios you could run 'em dual channel in the yellows but for the most part you want to have them in the orange slots.
    
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Well, Ballistix is not TCCD but what works, seems to work.
You may have stumbled on something here
    
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post #10 of 13
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Quote:
Originally Posted by The Duke
Well, Ballistix is not TCCD but what works, seems to work.
You may have stumbled on something here
? So should I be in the yellow? I don't want to mess up my RAM.
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