3x2GB RAM in a quad slot motherboard Tags: Memory Quad RAM Motherboards Last response: November 25, 2012 10:03 AM in Memory Share iixwh3l4nxii November 24, 2012 7:18:49 PM My friend is using 3 dimms of 2GB RAM giving him 6GB of ram, but on a 4 ram slot motherboard, he keeps getting crashes after replacing everything but the RAM So I said to him, it's the 3rd ram stick, not being recognised properly, I said if he removes one stick and just uses dual channel or adds another making it quad channel, he wont get crashes sometimes He don't believe me and to be honest I don't know for sure myself, so I'm asking here. He has FX 6100 GTX 680 Corsair XMS3 3x2GB (6GB) RAM More about : 3x2gb ram quad slot motherboard Novuake a b } Memory a c 184 V Motherboard November 24, 2012 8:20:14 PM The AMD boards do not run quad channel, only del. But that would not be an issue. Have him boot into memtest86 and run a pass, check for errors. If you find errors, try different RAM configs in different slots until you find the one with the error. The chances are that its software related. When have you done a fresh install of windows? gene_11 November 25, 2012 12:32:59 AM i think 4gb running in dual ch. is better than running 6gb in single ch. mode Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer Novuake a b } Memory a c 184 V Motherboard November 25, 2012 10:03:05 AM gene_11 said:i think 4gb running in dual ch. is better than running 6gb in single ch. mode Not anymore, that used to be true, but programs have gotten very RAM hungry. That still applies for 8 vs 10 or 12. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedMotherboard has 4 RAM slots that is capable of dual channel or quad channel? confused. Forum SolvedModern Motherboard RAM Slot List Forum Solved4gb of dual ram or 3x2gb Forum Solvedhaving 4Gb Corsair 1600mhz ram, adding kingston 3x2gb 1333Mhz rams Forum SolvedAlienware Aurora RAM upgrade? 3x1GB to 3x2GB Forum 3x2GB plus 1x4GB ram. Will it work? Forum SolvedMy motherboard refuses to use ram in the A1 slot Forum SolvedDual channel quad channel motherboard and memory RAM Forum SolvedHow much ram does this motherboard support per slot? Forum SolvedHow do I know if my motherboard is dual, triple or quad channel for RAM? Forum SolvedI have 4 memory slot on my motherboard does it make a difference as which ones to put the ram sticks? Forum SolvedOfficial Page says my Motherboard supports 8gb of RAM, but unsure if this means per slot, etc. Forum SolvedGigabyte Motherboard First two ram slot not Working Forum 2 Ram slot motherboard, first one wont work Forum Motherboard's ram slot problem or bios Forum Motherboard Ram slot Not working?? Forum motherboard not powering on when the ram installed in slot 1/ Forum RAM Problems: 4GB showing as 2GB (ruined ram and faulty motherboard slot) Forum SolvedQuad Channel Ram on a Dual Channel Motherboard? Forum I have a amd a10-6800k Richland quad core Evga GeForce gtx 760 8 gb ram Asrock micro fm2 motherboard, could I run arma 3 and 2 Forum More resources Read discussions in other Memory categories Compatibility DDR2 DDR3 Dual Channel RAM Corsair G.SKILL !