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probably a dumb question, in which slots do i put 2 ram sticks for dual channel. one goes in the one closest to the cpu, and the second one? slot 2 or 3?
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post #2 of 21
the colors of the ram slots should match
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Pretty sure its in the same coloured slots.
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i just got a new system. the motherboard ga-p67a-ud4.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813128463&Tpk=ud4
that one. they are all black.
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post #5 of 21
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i assume they go right next to each other? slot 1 and 2.
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post #6 of 21
Quote:
Originally Posted by MegaHertz87;12171735 
i just got a new system. the motherboard ga-p67a-ud4.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813128463&Tpk=ud4
that one. they are all black.

Sorry I just googled what was in your sig and it came up with something different, I'd guess the dual channel are next to each other but refer to the mobo manual to make sure.
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post #7 of 21
Can you just read the damn manual..how do you think everyone else knows..

Usually it's slots 2 & 4..
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post #8 of 21
Quote:
Originally Posted by MegaHertz87;12171760 
i assume they go right next to each other? slot 1 and 2.

Use DIMMs 1 and 3 for your memory. Only AMD boards have the sticks next to each other.
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post #9 of 21
Quote:
Originally Posted by maximus20895;12171771 
Can you just read the damn manual..how do you think everyone else knows..

Usually it's slots 2 & 4..

Could you not have put that a little nicer?
Quote:
Originally Posted by wumpus;12171772 
Use DIMMs 1 and 3 for your memory. Only AMD boards have the sticks next to each other.

Thats why I got the answer wrong then, sorry OP.
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oh sorry, i havent changed the sig rig yet. the manual explains it weird.
"two modules
ddr3_1 ddr3_2 ddr3_3 ddr3_4
ds/ss -- ds/ss --
-- ds/ss -- ds/ss "
ss is single sided and ds is double sided.
im putting in these
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820231440&cm_re=g.skill_x-_-20-231-440-_-Product
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