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GA-MA790FXT-UD5P and Patriot memory

GA-MA790FXT-UD5P and Patriot memory
« on: April 23, 2009, 10:45:52 pm »
I just bought a GA-MA790FXT-UD5P MB and I used the memory list on Gigabytes website to purchase memory that I thought was going to be compatible. I purchased Patriot PVT26G1600LLK (3X2gb). Started doing some checking and found that this memory is for the Intel I7 motherboards not AMD. Can just 2 of the 3 module kit be used or am I SOL?
« Last Edit: April 27, 2009, 03:03:58 pm by runn3R »

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Re: GA-MA790FXT-UD5P and Patriot memory
« Reply #1 on: April 27, 2009, 03:03:30 pm »
Hi

the triple memory kit you bought is for 3-channel mobos like for i7 CPU, correct.
of course you can use 2 out of 3 memory sticks.

pls mind your Patriot PVT26G1600LLK is not listed at memory list (QVL):
http://www.giga-byte.co.uk/FileList/MemorySupport/motherboard_memroy_ga-ma790fxt-ud5p.pdf
« Last Edit: April 29, 2009, 08:37:00 am by runn3R »
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Re: GA-MA790FXT-UD5P and Patriot memory
« Reply #2 on: April 28, 2009, 03:24:41 pm »
I bought PVT36G1600LLK which is listed, my mistake. I ended calling Gigabyte and was told I can use all 3 but it will not run as Duall Channel.I am trying to see if Patriot will sell me one matching module so I will have four.

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Re: GA-MA790FXT-UD5P and Patriot memory
« Reply #3 on: April 28, 2009, 05:07:05 pm »
You should be able to pick up another stick, you could try ebay or elsewhere too.
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