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Memory configuration

Memory performance depends on several variables, such as memory mode, memory speed, memory ranks, memory population and processor.

More information about optimizing memory performance and configuring memory is available at the Lenovo Press website:

Memory - Lenovo Press

In addition, you can take advantage of a memory configurator, which is available at the following site:

Lenovo Enterprise Solutions Configurator

For specific information about the required installation order of memory modules in your server based on the system configuration and memory mode that you are implementing, see Memory module installation rules.

Table 1. Channel and slot information of DIMMs around processor 1 and 2.

The memory-channel configuration table is a three-column table that shows the relationship between the processors, memory controllers, memory channels, slot number and the DIMM connectors.

Integrated Memory Controller (iMC)Controller 0Controller 1
ChannelChannel 2Channel 1Channel 0Channel 0Channel 1Channel 2
DIMM connector (processor 1)123456789101112
DIMM connector (processor 2)131415161718192021222324