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    Quote Originally Posted by nihil View Post
    Hi m3rk3r,

    Can you tell me why it would be 6GB? I am afraid I mostly deal with desktops, and obviously those are all I build. Since windows 7 came out, I haven't built anything with less than 8GB dual channel.

    DDR3 I would guess

    DDR2 preferred twin matched sticks
    as it worked on both +ve and -ve cycles hence the 2 pipes mentioned in specs

    DDR3 = 3 pipes ?
    and likewise would therefore prefer 3 matched stickes to utilise

    and as for
    36 bit address bus back in the mid-1990's
    wasn't going to be in many private machines though
    Last edited by foxyloxley; September 25th, 2011 at 09:43 PM. Reason: posted with shift key pressed hence £ for 3 :eek:
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