Dual Channel in Triple Channel Board

I accidentally bought some dual channel ram. But the board I am getting says that it needs triple channel. Will there be any problems with using dual channel in the EVGA Classified SR-2 board?
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  1. Hi V-Key and welcome to Tom's forum.

    If you want the best performance of your rig and the CPU, i suggest to you change the RAM for a tri-channel kit.

    If you can't change it, you can run the dual-channel kit in the mobo without problems.

    Key Features

    NVIDIA SLI Technology
    USB 2.0 SupportPCI Express® 2.0 / 1.1 Support
    Serial ATA II
    Solid Capacitors
    On-Board Clear CMOS Button
    On-Board Power Button with Integrated Power Light
    On-Board Reset Button with Integrated HDD Activity Light
    On-Board Diagnostics LED Readout
    2-Way SLI® Support
    3-Way SLI® Support
    Windows XP™ Support
    Windows Vista / Windows 7™ Support
    DDR3 Support
    Triple-Channel Support
    Dual-Channel Support
    300% more gold content in the CPU socket
    Supports EVGA's EVbot
    8 Phase Digital PWM
    4-Way SLI® Support
    SATA III 6GB/s
    Intel 5520 Chipset
    USB 3.0 Support


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  2. saint19 said:
    Hi V-Key and welcome to Tom's forum.

    If you want the best performance of your rig and the CPU, i suggest to you change the RAM for a tri-channel kit.

    If you can't change it, you can run the dual-channel kit in the mobo without problems.

    Key Features

    NVIDIA SLI Technology
    USB 2.0 SupportPCI Express® 2.0 / 1.1 Support
    Serial ATA II
    Solid Capacitors
    On-Board Clear CMOS Button
    On-Board Power Button with Integrated Power Light
    On-Board Reset Button with Integrated HDD Activity Light
    On-Board Diagnostics LED Readout
    2-Way SLI® Support
    3-Way SLI® Support
    Windows XP™ Support
    Windows Vista / Windows 7™ Support
    DDR3 Support
    Triple-Channel Support
    Dual-Channel Support
    300% more gold content in the CPU socket
    Supports EVGA's EVbot
    8 Phase Digital PWM
    4-Way SLI® Support
    SATA III 6GB/s
    Intel 5520 Chipset
    USB 3.0 Support


    Source

    ^+1. Agreed on both counts. Will it work, YES. Is it optimal, NO. Good luck!
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