Single channel to dual channel

By arizonaboy77
Nov 7, 2012
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  1. Can I change my motherboard from single channel to dual channel Is decided by the bios? Acer x1700 desktop. thanks
  2. cliffordcooley

    cliffordcooley TS Guardian Fighter Posts: 8,047   +2,549

    That depends on whether or not you have a matching set of dual channel memory installed.
  3. arizonaboy77

    arizonaboy77 TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Yes I do. Is
    G.SKILL 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR2 SDRAM DDR2 800 (PC2 6400) Dual Channel Kit Desktop Memory Model F2-6400CL5D-4GBPQ
  4. fimbles

    fimbles TS Evangelist Posts: 1,146   +192

    It should choose this settiing itself, be sure to have your ram installed in the correct, usually color coded slots, presuming you have 4 ram slots..

    Make sure both sticks are in the same color slots, usually with a empty slot between them.

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