Would this speed up my PC in any way?

  [DELETED] 21:25 02 May 2006
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I read somewhere that it is better to place RAM modules in slots 1 and 3 as 1 and 2 share the same BUS. I am not too sure about this aspect of configuration ans wonder if anyone would like to tell me what they know about this or if theres any truth in the matter.

  [DELETED] 21:44 02 May 2006

Well I would guess that it's a misunderstanding of the situation about dual-channel RAM

Is you have non-dual-channel RAM - then you should use slots 1&2

If you have dual-channel RAM, then to enable dula-channel working you will need to use matching RAM in two slots - there will normally be two or four slots and you would pair up slots 1&3 and 2&4

Dual-channel interleaves RAM accesses, so that the net result is faster RAM throughput.

  [DELETED] 00:19 03 May 2006

Thank you for that,i just wondered but i don't have dual-channel RAM so i guess its resolved.

  [DELETED] 12:47 03 May 2006

No such thing as Dual Channel RAM.

It is the motherboard that determines if the RAM can be run in a Dual Channel configuration. All these Dual Channel RAM packs consist of are matched pairs of RAM which is required by a Dual Channel enabled Motherboard to run the RAM in Dual Channel mode.

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