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Sorry this may be a really stupid question but I've been on newegg looking for RAM and I was going to buy two sets of 2x4 Ripjaws X 8-8-8-24 CL8 1.5v or Corsair Vengence 8-8-8-24 CL8 1.5v. Would this work for the p67 board? From what I see four sticks is what they consider quad channel and I thought I read somewhere where the p67 is only dual channel. Sorry this may be a stupid question but I tired search and google to find an answer.
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post #2 of 9
4 sticks is still dual channel, and it'll work just fine.
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Yes, you can run four DIMMs in dual channel. It doesn't really make a difference, just that your number of DIMMs should be a multiple of the number of channels for best performance; even so, not adhering to this makes almost no difference.
post #4 of 9
no such thing as quad channel.. 4 ideitical sticks is still duel channel
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no such thing as quad channel.. 4 ideitical sticks is still duel channel
Quad channel exists for servers.....
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no such thing as quad channel.. 4 ideitical sticks is still duel channel
Not true they are putting quad channel in the socket 2011 due at end of the year but your right nothing out right now supports it.
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Ah ok I get it now. Thanks guys!
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Not true they are putting quad channel in the socket 2011 due at end of the year but your right nothing out right now supports it.
i dont speak of the future
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Not true they are putting quad channel in the socket 2011 due at end of the year but your right nothing out right now supports it.
http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/...1,1768-13.html

http://www.amd.com/us/products/serve...rocessors.aspx
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Based on quad channel DDR3-1333 for AMD Opteron™ 6100 Series processor vs. dual channel DDR2-800 for Six-Core AMD Opteron™ processor.


Actually both Intel and AMD have quad channel
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