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?


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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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