Ask questions. Help others.
The HP Community is here for you.
Post new question
Question
Reply
 
Note on archived topics.
This topic has been archived. Information and links in this thread may no longer be available or relevant.
If you have a question create a new topic by clicking here, or click on "Post new question" above and select the appropriate board.
Highlighted
Top Student
Posts: 5
Member Since: ‎05-15-2013
Message 1 of 2 (1,111 Views)

12Gb memory - 2 DIMMs or 3?? - for HP Envy h9-1440t

I will soon be purchasing an HP Envy h9-1440t.  There are two 12GB memory options:

 

1.  12GB DDR3-1600MHz SDRAM [2 DIMMs]

2.  12GB DDR3-1333MHz SDRAM [3 DIMMs]

 

There is no difference in cost.  I also see that the 3 DIMMS are 1333mhz vs. the 2 DIMMS which are 1600mhz.

 

Which would be preferable?  I am mainly interested in the desktop for gaming.

 

Thanks for any advice!

 

 

0 Kudos
Provost
Posts: 42,183
Member Since: ‎01-07-2009
Message 2 of 2 (1,102 Views)

Re: 12Gb memory - 2 DIMMs or 3?? - for HP Envy h9-1440t

Since the motherboard supports only modules that are in multiples of two, this is an interesting query. I have never heard of a 6 GB DDR3 module at this date. 

 

I am asking HP about this and will get back to you.

If any of my posts help you or guide you on your way to resolve your issue, you can click on the purple Thumbs up + icon to say thanks.

If your problem is solved , please click the Accepted Solution button

I am not an HP Employee, I am a volunteer posting here on my own time
† The opinions expressed above are the personal opinions of the authors, not of HP. By using this site, you accept the Terms of Use and Rules of Participation