Question about dual-channel configuration Tags: Memory Dual Channel Configuration DIMM Last response: May 21, 2004 10:30 PM in Memory Share Ganache May 20, 2004 9:17:04 PM Hi guys, I got a asus a7n8x-x board with a DDR 400 512mb dimm from ( micron i think ) I plan on putting another dimm to have 1 gig running in dual channel mode. <b>QUESTION</b>: Do i REALLY need to buy the excact same dimm module, or another good quality dimm should run everything fine ??? <b>FACTS</b>: I got a XP2500 running at 333 ( may overclock CPU as bit by FSB ) ram will NOT be overclocked, and mostly will run UNDER 400mhz. opinions ? More about : question dual channel configuration Cybercraig May 21, 2004 1:37:56 AM Get another 512mb PC3200 stick from either Micron or Infineon and you are home. :smile: . "I am become death, the destroyer of worlds. Now, let's eat! Nights_L May 21, 2004 5:43:25 AM Quote:I got a asus a7n8x-x board If I'm not mistaken, that's a nForce2 400 based, which is a <b>Single Channel</b> chipset so, sorry, Dual Channel is not for you.. You'll get one gig of ram, but in single channel mode Related resources Question about Dual-Channel - Forum Question about dual-channel memory - Forum 8GB DDR3 ( dual-channel ) x 6GB DDR3 (triple-channel) Which is better? - Forum Questions About Dual-Channel Memory - Forum what could ruin dual-channel ? - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer Cybercraig May 21, 2004 6:02:22 AM Damn Nights, you're right! The X version does NOT support dual channel. It doesn't matter that much what he sticks in those memory slots! :frown: "I am become death, the destroyer of worlds. Now, let's eat! Cybercraig May 21, 2004 6:02:23 AM Damn Nights, you're right! The X version does NOT support dual channel. It doesn't matter that much what he sticks in those memory slots! :frown: "I am become death, the destroyer of worlds. Now, let's eat! Cybercraig May 21, 2004 6:05:39 AM Sorry for the double post, but Nights is right! You done bought the SINGLE channel board! No DUAL CHANNEL for you! "I am become death, the destroyer of worlds. Now, let's eat! Ganache May 21, 2004 7:05:47 PM thx guys, so i guess it will be simple ! i don't think there will be a big diff in performance anyway. Nights_L May 21, 2004 10:30:48 PM I thought i said sth wrong that you have to say DAMN twice to me.. :tongue: Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumBig difference between Single and Dual-channel RAM? ForumQuestions about my memory configuration ForumCan someone clear up a dual-channel question ? I've heard con ForumUpgrade and Dual-Channel DDR question ForumSimple RAM dual-channel question . P5B Deluxe ForumHTPC Configuration Strategy Help ForumDual-channel - should I get a matching pair? ForumGaming PC/Hobby PC dual-channel ddr3 x4 modules? Forum4gb ddr2-800 dual-channel vs 6gb ddr2-1066 single-channel ForumDual-Channel memory operation ForumTri-channel Memory on a Dual-Channel Board? ForumNo RAID access on Sabertooth z77 ??? ForumDual-Channel Configuration ForumRam Question ForumMemory Voltage Question More resources Read discussions in other Memory categories Compatibility DDR2 DDR3 Dual Channel RAM Corsair G.SKILL !