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  1. #1
    ROG Guru: Yellow Belt Array
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    Jul 2015

    hero vii, What two slots do i..........................

    What two slots do i have to use for dual channel memory, manual says A2 and B2 red slots, is this correct, as im sure i read somewhere that this is incorrect, can someone confirm for me, cheers

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    ROG Guru: White Belt Array FZero PC Specs
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    MotherboardAsus Maximus Hero X (Wi-Fi AC)
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    Yes the manual is correct put them in the 2 Red slots. I have 2 x 4 Gb G.Skill Ripjaws in the Red slots and Dual Channel enabled.

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    ROG Enthusiast Array chevy350 PC Specs
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    MotherboardAsus ROG Strix X470-F
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    I'm using the red slots on my Hero VII and no problems getting ram to 2800. Some folks have had issues with the red slots and switched to the black ones and ran what they expected. Would say try the reds and if they work how you like them leave em, if not switch em out.
    AMD 2700, Asus ROG Strix X470-F, Samsung 2133@3200 (4gbx4), XFX R9 390X, NZXT Kraken X62, Corsair 750D, SeaSonic 860W, Samsung 950 Pro 256Gb, 2 Intel 520 120Gb SSD

  4. #4
    ROG Guru: Yellow Belt Array
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    Jul 2015

    Ok thx guys, strange that they changed from the hero vi thou, as on that board it was indeed A1 and B1 slots, i thought the manual may have been wrong or in manufacturing they messed up the colours

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