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 Legohouse a c 177 } 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. m 0 l Tradesman1 a c 2286 } Memory June 22, 2013 2:20:50 PM Depending on what you got, might try OCing it to 1600 m 0 l 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. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Solved8gb 1866mhz vs 16gb ddr3 1600mhz? Please fast answer Forum Solved2 Corsair 8GB DDR3 Desktop Memory 1600 (PC312800) Vs Corsair Dominator Platinum 16GB (2x8GB) DDR3 1866MHz Forum 8gb 1866mhz vs 16gb ddr3 1600mhz Forum Solved16gb ddr3 1333mhz vs 8gb ddr3 2133mhz Forum Why is my 8GB 2666mhz DDR3 slower than my old 16GB 1333mhz ram? Forum Why is my 8GB 2666mhz DDR3 slower than my old 16GB 1333mhz ram? Forum Solved8GB DDR3 1333mhz vs 4GB DDR3 1333mhz? Forum SolvedRAM Question: 16Gb 1333Mhz OR 8Gb of 1866Mhz Forum 8GB [4GB x 2] 1333MHz DDR3 vs 8GB [8GB x 1] 1600MHz DDR3 Forum 8gb vs 16gb DDR3 on P67 I5 2500K Forum Solved24GB 1333mhz vs 16GB 1866mhz Forum SolvedIs Kingston HX318C10FR/8 8GB DDR3 1866MHZ HYPERX FURY is compatible with ASUS M5A97 R2.0? Forum Why is my Mobo defaulting my 1866mhz ddr3 to 1333mhz? Forum Corsair Vengeance 16GB (2x8GB) DDR3 1866MHz compatibility with P7P55D LE motherboard Forum Solved16GB of 1866MHz vs. 8GB of 2400MHz RAM Forum ASRock 970 Extreme4 & Corsair 16GB (2x8GB) DDR3 1866Mhz Forum SolvedRam tips - 2133mHz 8GB vs 1333mHz 16GB Forum SolvedG.skill Ripjaws X 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR3 1600MHz Desktop RAM Forum SolvedKingston hyper x blu 8gb ddr3 1333mhz Forum SolvedWhat is better for gaming and in general, 8GB of DDR3 running at 1066mhz or 6GB of DDR3 running at 1333mhz? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Memory categories Compatibility DDR2 DDR3 Dual Channel RAM Corsair G.SKILL !