Assuming that you are using memory that are on the Tested List by Intel
Follow all the instructions from the TPS:
All the best,
So, after reading the section regarding the memory subsystem from the S5000XVN_TPS, what I understand is that it doesn't make any difference performance-wise whether I populate the memory slots using 4 DIMMs of 4GB or 8 DIMMs of 2GB because the slots communicate with the Memory Controller Hub by two branches.
Populating A1, B1, C1 and D1 with 4GB DIMMs gives the same performance as populating A1, A2, B1, B2, C1, C2, D1, D2 with 2GB DIMMs (in non-mirrored mode). Is that correct?