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Windows 7: Difference between DIMM slot colors

21 Aug 2010   #1
Riloux

Win 7 64 bit
 
 
Difference between DIMM slot colors

I have 6 DIMM slots. 3 of them are red and 3 are black. Is there any difference between the two colors? I have a P6T mobo.


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21 Aug 2010   #2
whs
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

There are 2 RAM channels. Each channel has a different color.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dual-channel_architecture
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21 Aug 2010   #3
Lemur

Systems 1 and 2: Windows 7 Enterprise x64, Win 8 Developer
 
 

Three channels. Please see the follow image for ideal memory placement for your mobo:


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