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RAM upgrade suggestion on X58 Motherboard

Hi all,
I am thinking upgrade my RAM. But I'm not sure if it is compatible with my Motherboard.
So i hope you guys can help me with this.

I am going to buy two sets of Cosair Vengeance Low Profile 8GB Kits so it is total of 16GB.

And my motherboard is P6T Deluxe V2. It is an old motherboard and I don't understand what it said in the manual. Can I use 2 sets of dual channel kits on a triple channel motherboard?? Please help me on this so I can upgrade it before GTA5 releases.

Thank you all and sorry for my bad English!
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  1. No. x58 could only do single channel or triple channel RAM.
  2. Never mind you manual says it does support Dual Channel configuration on page 2-20. I stand corrected. It says you can only use 2 modules however. I don't think you can add 2 more. If you want more I think you are going to have to go to triple channel.
  3. So does it mean I better buy 3 separated Ram instead of two sets of Dual Kit? in case I can't find triple channel kit
  4. you should step up to triple channel regardless for the best memory bandwidth. try these out:
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820231358 12GB
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820231359 24GB
  5. I see...but actually i don't see any triple channel kits selling in my country. Most of them are 2x4GB or 4x4GB, so I'm thinking to buy three single Ram like this. So I can still use them if I upgrade to dual/quad channel motherboard. Is this correct?
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    Ching1202 said:
    I see...but actually i don't see any triple channel kits selling in my country. Most of them are 2x4GB or 4x4GB, so I'm thinking to buy three single Ram like this. So I can still use them if I upgrade to dual/quad channel motherboard. Is this correct?


    That is because your computer is really old. Most computers use Dual and Quad Channel memory. I would recommend not even wasting your money on the RAM and save a little to get a motherboard, cpu and memory replacement. What is your budget like?

    If you have to get memory for your computer then you will have to pay the international shipping costs. Just buy the RAM at Newegg or a company that ships internationally. You could try buying used on Ebay as well that is if the seller is willing to ship internationally.
  7. Thank you for your reply!
    Actually my plan was buying new RAM now and replace motherboard+cpu later this year, waiting for the next gen of intel cpu. So i just want to buy 12/16GB (2x8GB/3x4GB) ram that i can use on X58 motherboard and after i upgrade to new motherboard.

    Maybe I will reconsider it. Thank you for your help
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