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    Default 6GB single channel or 4GB dual channel?

    Which is better for gaming?

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    Default Re: 6GB single channel or 4GB dual channel?

    Dual channel is vaguely better. 1%. You probably would not notice the difference. run it in dual.

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    Default Re: 6GB single channel or 4GB dual channel?

    True, windows experience index gave a higher score for 4GBs over 6GBs.

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    Default Re: 6GB single channel or 4GB dual channel?

    Dual Channel has a wider DATA throughput. It's bound to be superior if using the same memory sticks.

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    Default Re: 6GB single channel or 4GB dual channel?

    Quote Originally Posted by realneil View Post
    Dual Channel has a wider DATA throughput. It's bound to be superior if using the same memory sticks.
    Niel, there is litterally no difference in Triple channel to dual channel and a very small difference in dual to single. It is not what ya think...

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    Default Re: 6GB single channel or 4GB dual channel?

    Quote Originally Posted by Lil' Dead View Post
    True, windows experience index gave a higher score for 4GBs over 6GBs.
    Windows experience is not used by overclockers.

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    Default Re: 6GB single channel or 4GB dual channel?

    Quote Originally Posted by Drdeath View Post
    Windows experience is not used by overclockers.
    I know all about the elite heads thoughts on this program.. but I don't follow bandwagons.. for what it is it does have it uses.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Lil' Dead View Post
    I know all about the elite heads thoughts on this program.. but I don't follow bandwagons.. for what it is it does have it uses.
    0 use kevin. If you look at benchmarks, most of them gain 1-2% from single to dual.

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    Default Re: 6GB single channel or 4GB dual channel?

    If it's no benefit, why did they just go to Quad Channel on high end platforms?
    Just to sell everyone crap that doesn't work?

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    Quote Originally Posted by realneil View Post
    If it's no benefit, why did they just go to Quad Channel on high end platforms?
    Just to sell everyone crap that doesn't work?
    Quad channel is supposed to have major performance gain.(so they say)

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