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dual-channel DDR linear mode?

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I'm running 2 transcend 512 memory sticks in dual channel-mode.

On boot it says "dual-channel, linear mode"

 

Are there any other modes and how do I change modes?

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Put the sticks in the same colored slots, red and red, blue on blue etc. typically it will be one slot, then slot empty, then another slot.

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or if you prefer, DIMM1 + DIMM3 for the first pair then DIMM2 + DIMM4 for the second pair smile

 

As for linear mode, not sure. Could be the terminology used by the mobo manufacturer.

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I know where to stick my dimm's into. laugh

 

What I wan't to know is if there are any other dual-channel modes beside linear?

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I know where to stick my dimm's into. laugh

What I wan't to know is if there are any other dual-channel modes beside linear?


I'd like to know too, my Canterwood board only states Dual-Channel Memory Mode Enabled. Nothing about this Linear mode.

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Good info Slim, thanks smile

 

Now what about the 875P chipset, this document seems to only be about the 865xx chipset flavors.

 

However, since I don't recall seeing any integrated gfx on the Conterwood, I may have to assume that it only runs in this linear memory mode wink

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The 875p white paper is here:

 

http://download.intel.com/design/chipsets/applnots/25273001.pdf

 

Intel application notes can be found here:

 

http://developer.intel.com/design/chipsets/applnots

 

A nifty tool for all 865/875 based motherboards (even shows the SPD info when the mouse cursor is moved over the displayed DIMMs).

 

 

http://developer.intel.com/design/chipsets/config_utility.htm

 

Enjoy!

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