memory question (quad channel)

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memory question (quad channel)

Postby Sithxace on 01/8/2013, 1:55 am

what would be more beneficial, 8 4gb sticks of ddr3-1600 ram of a total of 32gb in quad channel or 7 sticks of the 4gb ddr3 plus a 8gb stick for the total of 36gb ram. is the quad channel more beneficial or the extra 4gb?

I have the i7 3930k with ssds.
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Re: memory question (quad channel)

Postby Sasha dal Ponte on 01/9/2013, 1:22 am

Put same sticks in pairs, do not mix different sticks. So same manufacturer, same frequency, same capacity. Even if it means less memory in your system.
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