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Windows 7: Question on Memory

21 Nov 2012   #1
bigmck

Windows 7 Home Premium 32-Bit - Build 7600 SP1
 
 
Question on Memory

I just got me a hot deal on a new laptop. It is a Core i5 that comes with 6 GB of RAM. It has a 4 and a 2 stick. The fact that the channels are uneven, does that do anything to hinder the performance of the laptop? Thanks,


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21 Nov 2012   #2
logicearth

Windows 10 Pro (x64)
 
 

No, it will not affect performance if they are the same speed, timing, etc. Intel processors have what is called Flex Mode, that allows miss-match capacities to function under Dual-Channel Mode.
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