4gb + 2gb in dual channel Tags: Memory Asus DDR3 Dual Channel Last response: March 3, 2012 2:37 PM in Memory Share navZ88 March 3, 2012 12:36:52 AM i just bought i3 2100 + asus p8h61mlx with 4gb ddr3 If i go for a 2gb stick(along with the 4gb stick) will they work in dual channel. Plz explain the whole scenario. i thought of 2x2gb but that would fill all dimm slots with just 4gb & i know 4gb would be less than enough soon in the future. should i: #1. get 4 gb replaced with 2x2gb #2. get a 2gb in dual channel with 4gb #3. continue using 1x4gb for a yr and then get another 4gb in dual channel.(8gb will be overkill for my working) More about : 4gb 2gb dual channel h3sham a b } Memory a b Ĉ ASUS March 3, 2012 12:43:04 AM 1 2gb stick wont work in dual channel mode...the purpose of dual channel mode is increasing the bandwidth the CPU adresses through making them work as one ,and i vote do #3 navZ88 March 3, 2012 2:23:27 PM h3sham said:1 2gb stick wont work in dual channel mode...the purpose of dual channel mode is increasing the bandwidth the CPU adresses through making them work as one ,and i vote do #3 pls are u sure 1X4gb + 1X2gb installed in two dual channel memory slots would not function together in dual channel Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer lakshitharxx March 3, 2012 2:37:48 PM h3sham is correct.. http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/aboard,617-5.html asus p8h61mlx only have 2 ram slots.. So #3 is good.. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumCan I do 4Gb with 2GB DDR3, Dual Channel . Forum4GB and 2GB DDR3 Modules working in Dual Channel mode?! Forum4GB x 1 or 2GB x 2 for dual - channel mobo? Forum2GB dual channel vs (theoretically) 4GB single channel on VISTA 32 ForumDual channel 2GB + 4GB Forum4GB x2 +1GB x2 will I get dual channel ? ForumDual Channel 4gb (2x2048mb) or 2x Dual Channel 2gb (2x1024mb) Forum2 DIMMs vs 4 DIMMs - 4GB Dual Channel Memory ForumWhat would be better option , 2gb dual channel or 3gb single channel ? ForumWent from 6GB to 8GB, only recognizes 4GB dual channel . ForumBSOD on AMD X3 440 running Windows 7 with 4GB RAM in dual channel Forum8GB single channel vs 4GB dual channel Forum6 GB Single Channel vs 4GB Dual Channel Forum1366 dual channel , 4GB modules? ForumBest Motherboard for i7-3770 and GeForce 600 Ti? Forum32GB DDR3 RAM Quad Channel ForumDual channel, different RAM Forum[Solved] MSI 890FXA-GD70 dual channel? ForumShould I keep 8GB or take 4GB out and put in other system for OC? ForumLower memory speed after adding 4GB? More resources Read discussions in other Memory categories Compatibility DDR2 DDR3 Dual Channel RAM Corsair G.SKILL !