i need to know what the pros and cons are for my mainboard, will it support quad? even though its saying dual channel, would it lag? etc etc.
i need to know the full details of Dual and Quad memory information, and if quad will work on dual channel mainboard.
and if i was to use quad channel on my dual channel mainboard, what are the ups and downs of doing so etc?
i think i have asked this question correctly. thank you for your time in reading this matter..
You can certainly use a quad-channel kit in your motherboard, but it will run in dual-channel mode due to the CPU's memory controller limitation. There are no drawbacks with regard to performance or compatibility by using a quad-channel kit vs 2 dual-channel kits to achieve the same capacity.
Quad kit means 4*8= 32, Dual kit means 2*8= 16
The only chipset out there that supports "Quad Memory Channel Architecture" is the X79..so it wouldn't matter if you get any of it, they will work fine anyway.
So if you're going 16GB get the Dual kit, 32GB get the Quad kit.
Hello, i have been doing some looking around, and im sorry to drag this post on further.. but how would my mainboard and CPU go with this 16gig 2133mhz dominatorGT quad channel ram go? are they compatible? cons and pros to this pls?