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Old 07-08-2006, 06:59 PM   #1
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do u guys think it would be possible to have two 512 mb and two 256 mb on the motherboard and not cause anything else to go bad or wrong?
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Old 07-08-2006, 07:26 PM   #2
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It should work, as long as they are the same type and speed, and, for optimal results, arrange them in this order:

5 2 5 2
1 5 1 5
2 6 2 6

That way you can dual channel. Hope this helps.
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The memory has to be the exact same, and DUAL CHANNEL ram though, if not, it would not work correctly, to awnser your question is this:
If you have 2x 512, and 2x 256, Dual Channel RAM, then YES, but if no, it will not work as good.
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As jervin said, if you have 2 memory pools, then make sure you put 1 512 stick and 1 256 stick in each pool and make sure they're in their respective slots. So, 512 in the first slot of the first pool, and 256 in the second slot, of the first pool. Then 512 in the first slot of the second pool, and 256 in the second slot, of the second pool.
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Thanks for clearing that up, gh0st09. Sometimes I think that diagram is hard to read!
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At first glance it looks like your talking about 3 memory pools going across but then I noticed that its just 512 and 256 doing downwards
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Yeah, I space it out so it is easier to read, but this forum mashes it all together.
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