3 or 4 ram modules - new hexcore single?

Discussion in 'Mac Pro' started by Deepshade, Aug 9, 2010.

  1. Deepshade macrumors regular

    Mar 22, 2010
    4 memory slots
    6 cores
    Is there an ideal number of ram modules?

    ie 2,3,4
  2. eponym macrumors 6502

    Jul 2, 2010
    The Apple memory guide from the previous Mac Pros said 3 slots is the best (and 2x3 slots for the dual models).

    Using all the slots results in a small drop in maximum bandwidth. But it may be worth it depending on how much more RAM you're adding.
  3. Deepshade thread starter macrumors regular

    Mar 22, 2010

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