12GB of ram in 3 x 4GB better in triple channel than dual?

Hi, I currently have 12GB of ram inside my machine, in the configuration of 3x4GB, all of these sticks are identical running at 1333mhz. But when I open speccy it says that my ram is running in dual channel whereas I imagined as there is three it would be running in triple? Would it benefit me running them in triple channel in anyway as I honestly do not know the difference also my motherboard is the Asus P8Z68-V LE (LGA1155) so i'm not sure if it can even do triple channel or how to enable it? Thanks for any answers as I am a little uninformed in this subject and a little confused haha!
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  1. Only the LGA1366 socket (X58) supports triple channel.

    Your board only supports dual channel, basically two of your chips are in dual channel mode, the third is not.
  2. Best answer
    From the specs:
    Dual Channel Memory Architecture

    Adding a 3rd stick does not automatically make it triple channel. There is not option to change that.
  3. Ah okay:D Thanks for the answers haha! Tbh I just thought it would be something I change in the motherboard bios or something along them lines haha! Noob mistake:p
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