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April 14, 2010 4:47:36 PM
April 14, 2010 4:57:01 PM

i dont have the money for 6 gigs :( 
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April 14, 2010 4:57:17 PM

also look at the other options
April 14, 2010 5:00:52 PM

and later could i get a second one of the 94.99 kits and put it in the motherboard for 6 gigs total?
April 14, 2010 5:04:15 PM

Yes. You can surely add a second set for 6 gigs:-) Probably the best choice if you are tight on cash.
Edit- very solid selection, though I wouldn't quite call that a full build, without a case, PSU, GPU, HDDs etc:-) Should get you a very nice system though.
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April 14, 2010 5:04:18 PM

Yes, you can do that. It's much better to just start off with 6GB if at all possible since running a motherboard with all the RAM slots filled up can cause stability issues. If going with 6GB off the bat isn't an option then you can add another 3GB later.
April 14, 2010 5:06:52 PM

one more question, is it possible to use dual channel DDR3 on a triple channel board?
April 14, 2010 5:06:57 PM

thanks guys :D 

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April 14, 2010 5:07:32 PM

Yes it's possible, but it's not a good idea. You'll get the best performance out of a triple-channel kit on an LGA 1366 system.
April 14, 2010 5:35:31 PM

Right- you can, but it won't perform as well as triple. Really, it doesn't make sense to go double channel on a triple channel board. Its better to go 3 gigs triple channel than 4gigs Dual Channel, and they're similar prices.
April 14, 2010 5:37:36 PM

okay, thanks flyinfinni :D 
April 14, 2010 5:37:48 PM

Best answer selected by makua.