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barton 2500+ and memory help

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Nov 5, 2003
Hi, i have the pc you see in my sig.

I just need to know which slots work best with pc3500 bh5 ram by corsair..

slot2 and 3? slot 1 and 2? or slot 1 and 3

says duel performance enabled when in slot 2 and 3


Apr 22, 2003
The only way youre really going to know that is if you try each combination yourself and test them with memtest and sandra or other benchmarks. In my case, slots 1 and 3 and 2 and 3 gave me errors in memtest and I could not get my system to be 100% stable. In 1 and 2 they run flawlessly. Though I know others on here with the same board and same ram run them in different slots without errors either.

You should know that 1 and 2 are not dual channel. Though I have only seen a ~100 mb/s difference between single and dual, so for me single channel is fine.