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Upgrading ram need help (4gb to 6gb)

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June 12, 2014 12:01:50 PM

Tomorow i should buy a new Kingston Hyper X Blu 1x4GB but im woried because the model of my ram that is installed on the motherboard is difrend+ the new ram is 1600MHz but my motherboard only supports 1333MHz -Iwill the ram work if i upgrade it?
Motherboard Foxcon H61-MXE

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June 12, 2014 12:07:27 PM

If you are going to use it in dual channel mode, you are best off matching the old stick for voltage, timings, brand, and speed. Dual channel gets very fussy if the two sticks in opposite channels are not exactly the same. That's why dual channel memory is sold in MATCHED pairs.
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June 12, 2014 1:17:58 PM

Hi, I'm Jewel with Kingston Technical Support and would like to offer our assistance. The HyperX Blu 4GB 1600MHz memory will most likely run at 1333MHz standard by default and may work in the motherboard. Since the H61MXE memory slots are set up as Dual Channel it would be better to get a matched pair of memory to avoid any further issues. The recommended part number for a matched pair of 4GB modules for a total of 8GB is KVR13N9S8K2/8. I also recommend updating the BIOS to the latest version prior to upgrading your memory as BIOS updates tend to add compatibility for memory. For any further assistance, please call us at 1-800-435-0640 (USA and Canada only) M - F 6am - 6pm PT and I or another available Technician will assist you.

Thank you for selecting Kingston as your upgrade partner.
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June 13, 2014 11:20:11 AM

kingstonhq said:
Hi, I'm Jewel with Kingston Technical Support and would like to offer our assistance. The HyperX Blu 4GB 1600MHz memory will most likely run at 1333MHz standard by default and may work in the motherboard. Since the H61MXE memory slots are set up as Dual Channel it would be better to get a matched pair of memory to avoid any further issues. The recommended part number for a matched pair of 4GB modules for a total of 8GB is KVR13N9S8K2/8. I also recommend updating the BIOS to the latest version prior to upgrading your memory as BIOS updates tend to add compatibility for memory. For any further assistance, please call us at 1-800-435-0640 (USA and Canada only) M - F 6am - 6pm PT and I or another available Technician will assist you.

Thank you for selecting Kingston as your upgrade partner.


I have bought a new Kingston HyperX Fury Black 4GB 1600MHz and next week i will install the ram iand see how its work..... :) 



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