Using 3 DIMM slots 'can' be done but you break the Dual Channel mode. However, mix-matching RAM is a 'bad' no 'really bad idea.' Simply How to install 4 RAM sticks on a mobo with 6 slots.
I have a i7 with 3 polulated slots of EPP performance profile memory running at the maximum limit recommended by intel of I would like.
ok if ddr ram comes in pairs then how the hell am i going to use 3 dimms slots?...and if i use just the pair is that going to lower my fsb? .c.
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It might say in your motherboards manual. I know there can be issues mixing manufacturers because of different voltage and latency, but I considered looking up the specs on the RAM and trying it anyway since I'm anticipating a lot of video and image crunching with Adobe products. Did you go to the Asus site and download the user manual? Someone correct me please if I am wrong. Modding Guides and HowTos.