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Sep 4, 2010, 10:06 AM
I have PC with this configuration:
MB: Asrock Extreme3 X58
CPU: Intel i7 930
RAM; PDP PATRIOT Extreme Performance Enhanced Latency Gaming Series - Memory - 6 GB : 3 x 2 GB - DIMM 240-pin - DDR3 - 1600 MHz / PC3-12800 - CL9 - 1.65 V - unbuffered - non-ECC Triple Latency Timings CL9 ( 9-9-9-24 )
I want to add more RAM to my PC and i'm thinking to buy this RAM - OCZ Gold XTC Triple Channel Kit - Memory - 6 GB : 3 x 2 GB - DIMM 240-pin - DDR3 - 1600 MHz / PC3-12800 - CL8 - 1.65 V - unbuffered - non-ECC Triple Latency Timings CL8 ( 8-8-8-24 ).
The main question is: are these RAMs will work together due to different latency timmings and how about compability?
Sep 4, 2010
Sep 4, 2010, 10:47 AM
They should work together however you're better off buying something with the same latency.
From what i understand the new ram will only run at CL9 anyways when paired with your Patriot kit.
Sep 4, 2010, 11:27 AM
Davcon is right, the new RAM will downclock to try to match the other set of sticks. Honestly though the performance difference would be so slight that I don't think you'd really notice.
I'd say go for it!
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