[Chester LUG] Loosing my memory
wilp4a at hotmail.co.uk
Mon Mar 9 13:09:14 UTC 2009
but 24 is a multiple of both 3 and 8!
> Date: Mon, 9 Mar 2009 11:29:49 +0000
> From: movedx at googlemail.com
> To: chester at mailman.lug.org.uk
> Subject: Re: [Chester LUG] Loosing my memory
> But 8 isn't a multiple of three? :P
> On Mon, Mar 9, 2009 at 10:17 AM, Ben Arnold <iamseawolf at gmail.com> wrote:
> > 2009/3/8 Michael Crilly <movedx at googlemail.com>:
> >> 24 isn't a multiple of three? 24 can't be divided by 3 without a
> >> remainder? Unless I'm getting my maths wrong, which is likely.
> > Yeah... 8?
> >> On Sun, Mar 8, 2009 at 10:48 PM, Stuart Burns
> >> <stuart.james.burns at gmail.com> wrote:
> >>> Hi Everyone,
> >>> Just wondering if anyone can help me. I am building a new machine using a
> >>> Intel quad core i7 920 @ 2.66 on a Gigabyte EX58-UD4P motherboard. However
> >>> the memory is a bit of an issue.
> >>> I want to add 16GB RAM. However, it seems you have to install memory modules
> >>> in triples. For example, I cant put 16 in, but I can put 12 in. The next
> >>> step is 24 GB. Am I right in my assumption ? 24 GB would cost a fortune.
> > From http://www.kingston.com/europe/triplechannel/ :
> > "If I have a triple channel platform, do I have to install memory in
> > sets of three?
> > Yes, if you want the system to run in triple channel mode. However,
> > many of the new triple channel based motherboards allow the user to
> > run their system in single, dual or triple channel mode. Please check
> > this feature with your chosen motherboard manufacturer."
> > "How should triple channel DDR3 based memory be installed?
> > In order to take full advantage of a system running in triple channel
> > mode, the memory modules should be installed or upgraded in sets of
> > three identical modules (same speed and capacity).
> > The modules in bank 1 do not need to be of the same capacity as the
> > modules installed in bank 2. However, if identical speeds or
> > capacities are not installed within a single bank, the system will
> > automatically revert to single channel or dual channel operation,
> > regardless of module configuration.
> > Finally, each motherboard manufacturer has its own rules that apply to
> > memory module configuration. We strongly recommend that you follow any
> > instructions provided by individual motherboard or platform
> > manufacturers."
> > So it seems that you can't get away with it.
> > Ben
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