If I would have a motherboard with four RAM slots and would like to setup two identical memory sticks so they can run in dual channel, would they have to be installed in specific slots?

Thanks

Usually, yes. The slots should be colour coded - you want to put the sticks into two slots of the same colour. Even so, your motherboard manual should tell you all you need to know.

ok thanks. I wasnt sure because I dont have one of these right now. Mine has two occupied slots but I'm planning on upgrading some parts in my pc in a couple of months.

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