which slots for dual channel? k8nneo2 plat board...

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  1. fantasi

    fantasi My Yngy is My HoneY! Folding Team

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    well ive got the system which isnt built yet. well i dont understand what they are saying here.

    http://www.msi.com.tw/program/products/mainboard/mbd/pro_mbd_detail.php?UID=607

    ive read it in one of the tpc books and it said in there to, put one in green (slot1) and the other in purple (slot4) is this even right? well i thought dual channel should be like same color, green green? isnt it? well i have the corsair 1024xl pro just to give an idea..
     
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    from the looks of that page it looks like you need slot one (green) and then slot two (purple) for dual channel
     
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    green-green or purple-purple
     
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    Manual says the following:
    But for dual channel it looks like you put one in GREEN and one in PURPLE.
     

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    well in that case, putting the ram in banks 1 and 3 will provide the dual channel. i assume :p
     
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    not on that board...it's 1 and 2...look at a pic of the board
    channel A is green channel B is purple
     
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    oops, ignore me... lets just stick with saying put them in the green slots :p
     
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    All boards are in the format of green-purple-green-purple (colours may vary of course).

    If you look closely at the info just above the first table, it'll tell you that the dual-channel options are the combinations listed in that first table. i.e what Tuffgong just mentioned.
     
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    Read it :p
     
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    And again below the first table
     
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    I dont know if you mean all MSI boards, or all boards, but if its the latter then i have to dissagree. I had an Asus board that had 3 banks, banks 2 and 3 were used for dual channel ram. And they were all colored black.:suprised:
     
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    You should give me double rep points for this. ;)
     
  13. ming

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    Ahh, sorry. As mentioned, I've never had a dual-channel board before, and assumed that all dual channel boards had 4 banks.
     
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    we should remove double rep points from ming for his misinformation :D
     
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    Misinformation?
     
  17. fantasi

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    ok built it, and put it on 1 + 3 which is same color, cpuz says its on single channel, and like what is said uptop, 1+2 is ineed the choice for dual channel...bit wierd cuz its usually color coded. i guess msi is different....thx for everything guys...
     
  18. Tuffgong4

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    glad we could help...

    All motherboards are not the same and you have to look for what that particular board wants. From what I understand most older boards used to be 1 and 3. Things have changed and all that really has to be done is look in the manual for each board...what is good for one motherboard is not good for all in the case of dual channel memory