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I purchased a motherboard a few weeks ago off ebay for my first build. Upon reading the specs i came across this:

Dual DDR400

I assumed this was a lamen term for Dual Channel. I was wrong. I checked numerous specification lists and all said that it only supported single channel. Needless to say, i was gutted. I read the officail Abit specs again, In DETAIL, this time.

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Dual DDR combines the power of DDR400 with two 64-bit independent memory controllers, the 128-bit memory controller integrated on chip provides up to 6.4 GB/sec bandwidth for system memory, and gives you highest performance and cost-effective platform.

6.4GB/sec seems fantasic, but is it any better than dual channel. I assume not, but one can dream
Even if the board can transfer at 6.4GB\\sec, will the ram not bottleneck the system? at 400mhz i would think so?

Any opinions\\ideas\\comments?
 

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that is dual channel... 128bit 6.4gb/s... yep looks like dual channel to me
 

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Don't worry about it too much. Dual channel does give a boost but not so marginal that you would notice in everyday performace. You really only see it in benchmarks.
 

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Its really confusing. The hexus.net specs for the board say that its DDR1 only.

*so very confused* lol
 

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ahhh *understands now*
 
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