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Discussion in 'Memory' started by magunn, 15 Sep 2009.

  1. magunn

    Associate

    Joined: 2 Sep 2009

    Posts: 30

    Can anyone give me simple explanation of the dual channel / triple channel memory types. I am currently thinking of building a system based on Phenom II x4 955 and the Gigabyte MA790 XT UD4P modo.

    I am confused about memory I think I need DDR 3 but this channel thing puzzles me.

    I intend to use Win 7 so am thinking about 4gb. Any advice
     
  2. siumatfung

    Mobster

    Joined: 5 Mar 2009

    Posts: 4,734

    Location: North East

    you need DDR3 dual channel ram like this
     
  3. Shikyo

    Gangster

    Joined: 11 Sep 2008

    Posts: 144

    GA-MA790XT-UD4P

    4 x 1.5V DDR3 DIMM sockets supporting up to 16 GB of system memory
    Support for DDR3 1666(OC)/1333/1066 MHz memory modules

    So yeah, like that one in siumatfung's link,
    or those if you fancy lower timings for £7 more. :)
     
    Last edited: 15 Sep 2009