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Does my motheboard support dual channel ram?

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I was looking to add some ram to my old HP Pavillion Desktop. But I am not sure weather to go with dual channel kit 2x1GB memory or just one 2GB stick. I looked at my motherboard specs but it does not tell if it supports dual channel.
Here are specs: http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/document?docname=c00749158&tmp_task=prodinfoCategory&lc=en&dlc=en&cc=us&site=null&lang=en&product=3239117&key=null#N61
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  1. Yes it does.
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    Yes, it supports Dual Channel; here's Crucial RAM upgrades -> http://www.crucial.com/store/listparts.aspx?model=Pavilion%20Media%20Center%20a1610n however it only supports 1GB/DIMM slot.

    Good Luck!
  3. dimamu15 said:
    ...or just one 2GB stick.

    A single 2GB stick would have failed.

    The best thing you can do is to use CPUz -> http://www.cpuid.com/softwares/cpu-z.html look at the SPD tab and identify via the Part-Number what's currently installed, and then purchase the SAME Frequency, CAS timings, and Voltage as is installed.
  4. jaquith said:
    A single 2GB stick would have failed.

    The best thing you can do is to use CPUz -> http://www.cpuid.com/softwares/cpu-z.html look at the SPD tab and identify via the Part-Number what's currently installed, and then purchase the SAME Frequency, CAS timings, and Voltage as is installed.


    Oh!
    Here is what I have: http://img404.imageshack.us/img404/8262/ramfl.jpg
    Can't I combine different speed ram? Should I just buy 2x1GB DRR2 533 sticks instead of 667. Or maybe even take out these two installed and just go with 2x1 667 dual channel sticks.
  5. The system will only run as fast as the slowest stick.

    Theses all have identical Frequency, CAS and Voltage per what you have listed. http://www.newegg.com/Product/Productcompare.aspx?Submit=ENE&N=100007611%20600006042&IsNodeId=1&bop=And&CompareItemList=147|20-146-569^20-146-569-03%23,20-145-527^20-145-527-07%23,20-144-157^20-144-157-08%23
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