Dual Channel Question

By Noble ยท 4 replies
Feb 8, 2005
  1. Hello,

    I am building my new computer and I have ran into a little trouble. The heatsink for my cpu looks like it could possibly be in the place of the DIMM_A1 slot on my motherboard. I have dual-channel ram and I wanted to know if I can install the ram in dual-channel config in the B channel instead of the A?

    Motherboard: A8V-E Deluxe

  2. bushwhacker

    bushwhacker TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 783

    Have you read your motherboard manual or website for more information before you post this threads?
  3. Noble

    Noble TS Rookie Topic Starter

    yes, it does not tell me if I could use either channels. Only that both are capable for dual-channel config.
  4. bushwhacker

    bushwhacker TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 783

    All right, I must apologize for the confusion about Dual-Channel issues.

    I have checked out the ASUSTEK website and i found some information on your question.

    The manual for A8V-E Deluxe stated that you cannot install a dual-channel ram into B, only A. Slot B is reserved for single channel ram. Sorry.

    Read on for more information in PDF... A8V-E Deluxe Manual (Viewed as PDF)

  5. Noble

    Noble TS Rookie Topic Starter

    I'll have to cut the heatsink if it goes into the first slot then.

    Thank you bushwhacker.

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