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March 15, 2011 7:16:51 PM

Hi, I currently have 4gb or ram in 2x2gb sticks.
They are these:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

I was looking to get an additionaly 8gb or ram and was wondering if this ram would work together with it:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

If these rams would work properly together or not is what I want to know, and if not, what 2x4gb ram can i get that will work with my old ram properly. If that cant happen should I just upgrade to the 2x4gb sticks and sell the old 2x2gb sticks?

Thanks community :D 

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a c 226 } Memory
March 15, 2011 9:06:40 PM

It is likely that they would work together but I would just go with the 2 x 4GB and sell the old 2 x 2GB. You could use that as a backup plan if they don't work together.
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a c 226 } Memory
March 15, 2011 9:30:44 PM
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I am sure they would both work on 1.65volts which would be fine with the 1.6volt ram
March 15, 2011 9:34:30 PM

alright so final question then would be should i go for the 12gb or ram using what i have, just use the first set of ram i mentioned or just use the 2nd set i mentioned?
a c 226 } Memory
March 15, 2011 9:38:56 PM

I personally would be happy with 8GB like stated before!
March 15, 2011 9:40:09 PM

Alright, thank you so much.
March 15, 2011 9:40:19 PM

Best answer selected by 1337dedrea.
a c 346 } Memory
March 15, 2011 9:45:01 PM

Q - What MOBO?

1600 7-8-7-24-2N @ 1.60v 2X4GB
1600 7-8-7-24-2N @ 1.65v 2X2GB
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1600 7-8-7-24-2N @ 1.65v 12GB

The sets shouldn't have a problem, I would update your BIOS as a precaution especially if a newer version states anything amount RAM or compatibility.
a c 346 } Memory
March 15, 2011 10:05:33 PM

You really want at least F7 and if you going to Q-Flash then you might as well update F10 {latest}.
March 15, 2011 10:42:54 PM

yeah, everything is up to date so I should be fine.
a c 346 } Memory
March 15, 2011 11:16:20 PM

Good Luck!
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