how can i tell if i'm in dual channel mode?

shebitme

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i have been trying to OC a bit, but i dont know if i'm still (or ever was) in dual channel mode

is there an easy way to check? i have sandra

rig:
gigabyte ds3
e4300
kingston ddr2 667mhz ram

right now im running the 4300 at 2.10ghz and the bus at 233, with the ram at 2.66x
 

raven_87

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even amount of dimm slots used??

RAM that has the same spec??


--- usually thats a big yes.

You can always tell on boot up though, most machines while posting will list your RAM specs below your CPU spec; clear mention if its dual channel or not.
 

shebitme

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even amount of dimm slots used??

RAM that has the same spec??


--- usually thats a big yes.

You can always tell on boot up though, most machines while posting will list your RAM specs below your CPU spec; clear mention if its dual channel or not.

well i'm using slot 1 and 3 on my mobo, also yes the ram is identlcal

and i will try that CPUZ
 

Bobsama

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i have been trying to OC a bit, but i dont know if i'm still (or ever was) in dual channel mode

is there an easy way to check? i have sandra

rig:
gigabyte ds3
e4300
kingston ddr2 667mhz ram

right now im running the 4300 at 2.10ghz and the bus at 233, with the ram at 2.66x
Keep it in a 1:1 ratio; C2D loves 1:1. In other news, you can go up to a 333 bus before you should even watch your RAM.


EDIT: CPU-Z should tell you if its single or dual-channel mode. There should also be a setting for it in BIOS under memory settings; the same place you can change timings and voltage for the RAM.