16GB 1333MHz DDR3 vs 8GB 1866MHz DDR3? Tags: DDR3 Memory Last response: June 22, 2013 2:53 PM in Memory Share theblackshane June 22, 2013 2:08:04 PM I currently have 16GB of 1333MHz memory in my rig from when I first bought it. Would 8GB of 1866MHz outperform my current memory or am I better off keeping what I have? More about : 16gb 1333mhz ddr3 8gb 1866mhz ddr3 Reply to theblackshane Legohouse a c 78 } Memory June 22, 2013 2:17:58 PM theblackshane said:I currently have 16GB of 1333MHz memory in my rig from when I first bought it. Would 8GB of 1866MHz outperform my current memory or am I better off keeping what I have? No, 16GB 1333MHz is better than 1866MHz. Perhaps, the frequency maybe lower when compared with 1866MHz but it makes up with 16GB of memory. Yes, you are better off with the existing memory. Reply to Legohouse Tradesman1 a c 521 } Memory June 22, 2013 2:20:50 PM Depending on what you got, might try OCing it to 1600 Reply to Tradesman1 Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer kid-mid June 22, 2013 2:53:48 PM is this for gaming or multi-tasking.? if for gaming then I might sell off the 16GB kit and grab the better performing 8GB kit. 8GB's is all you need for gaming anyways. my opinion. Reply to kid-mid Ask the community Post an answer Related resources: ForumSolved2 Corsair 8GB DDR3 Desktop Memory 1600 (PC312800) Vs Corsair Dominator Platinum 16GB (2x8GB) DDR3 1866MHz Forum8gb 1866mhz vs 16gb ddr3 1600mhz? Please fast answer Forum8gb 1866mhz vs 16gb ddr3 1600mhz ForumSolved16gb ddr3 1333mhz vs 8gb ddr3 2133mhz ForumWhy is my 8GB 2666mhz DDR3 slower than my old 16GB 1333mhz ram? ForumWhy is my 8GB 2666mhz DDR3 slower than my old 16GB 1333mhz ram? ForumRAM Question: 16Gb 1333Mhz OR 8Gb of 1866Mhz Forum8GB [4GB x 2] 1333MHz DDR3 vs 8GB [8GB x 1] 1600MHz DDR3 ForumSolved24GB 1333mhz vs 16GB 1866mhz Forum8gb vs 16gb DDR3 on P67 I5 2500K ForumCorsair Vengeance 16GB (2x8GB) DDR3 1866MHz compatibility with P7P55D LE motherboard ForumWhy is my Mobo defaulting my 1866mhz ddr3 to 1333mhz? ForumASRock 970 Extreme4 & Corsair 16GB (2x8GB) DDR3 1866Mhz ForumSolvedKingston hyper x blu 8gb ddr3 1333mhz ForumSolvedWhat is better for gaming and in general, 8GB of DDR3 running at 1066mhz or 6GB of DDR3 running at 1333mhz? ForumCan I get to work 2x Corsair 8GB KIT DDR3 1866MHz CL9 Dominator Platinum? ForumSolvedAdvice: 2 4Gb DDR3 1333Mhz and 2 8Gb DDR3 1600 Mhz on the Motherboard ForumSolvedCORSAIR Dominator Platinum 16GB (2 x 8GB) 240-Pin DDR3 2133 Forum16gb 1600mhz vs 8gb 1866mhz with amd 8350 ForumSolvedDDR3 1866MHz - slots vs CAS More resources Read discussions in other Memory categories Compatibility DDR2 DDR3 Dual Channel RAM Corsair G.SKILL !