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Dell Optiplex GX-270 Dual Channel Memory

I have inserted 2 dimms at position 1 and 3 on mobo to get advantage of Dual Channel Support. when i looked into BIOS (Phoenix-A03) it showed memory channel =1. do i need to upgrade my BIOs from A03 to A07 (latest).

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Depends on the motherboard, you might have to have paired memory, which means you might have to use 1 & 2 as a matched pair. This has to do more with the make of the motherboard rather than the bios.

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