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ASUS P67 Sabertooth 3 DIMMS

Discussion in 'Motherboards & Memory' started by ripsky4501, Sep 12, 2011.

  1. ripsky4501

    ripsky4501 New Member

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    Hello all,

    My question is:

    Can I install 3 DIMMs in my ASUS P67 Sabertooth motherboard? I've always installed 2 or 4 DIMMs in systems and I'd like to know if it will work with 3.

    Thanks!
     
  2. Frick

    Frick Fishfaced Nincompoop

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    It will work for sure, but I don't know if it's trichannel or something so I let someone else explain that.

    But it will work.
     
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    Well it is only Dual Channel. I can't say what would happen if you populate 3 slots. I would assume it would only run in single channel.
     
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    cadaveca My name is Dave

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    Mismatched configs work fine. Intel and AMD both feature some form of "Flex-Mem" that will either have the system run in "unbalanced" dual-channel, or it will run dual-channel, with the odd DIMM set to it's own channel, and not used until the others are in full use.

    This link is from 2004, so this is nothing new, either:

    http://www.intel.com/support/motherboards/desktop/sb/cs-011965.htm\


    I know the chipset supports the FlexMem mode, but I am unsure if the BIOS does. This questino was asked long ago by a user running quad sticks in triplechannel mode on X58/1366, and he still had trichannel, plus the full speed of trichannel, but all of the installed sticks were accessible, without any performance penalty.
     

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