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Does Asus Z87 pro motherboard support single channel ram?

by KKsanD / November 20, 2013 6:03 PM PST


I am new to PC build.

I ordered corsair 8GB (2*4GB pack) ram from amazon, but they mistakenly shipped the 1*8GB pack to me.

Because I am going to install the ram to the Asus Z87 pro motherboard, I wonder if the motherboard will support single channel ram well. I don't really care about the speed difference between 2*4GB and 1*8GB since I plan to add another ram stick in the future.

I just wonder if a single 8GB ram will work on that board without causing any problems.

Thank you for your help!

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Check website
by Willy / November 20, 2013 10:46 PM PST

When it comes to ram requirements, the manual will clearly state what it needs or accepts. Just review that, find it on your mtrbd. install disc, the manual in some .PDF file. The http://www.crucial.com is a ram ordering site that also supplies ram, check there if ram sticks are supported. They're usually very correct, however the manual is the absolute source of this info.

tada -----Willy Happy

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What is that word "well" in there?
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / November 20, 2013 11:14 PM PST

It will run but if this is for gaming and if this is a duplicate of another discussion butt a GAMER would be very upset about the reduced performance.

Should be fine if the stick is supported.

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