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Ordered wrong, question about matching

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December 23, 2012 3:56:08 PM

I just ordered for a new build and when it arrived I noticed I ordered:
2 sets of G.SKILL Ripjaws X Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800)

I meant to order G.SKILL Ripjaws X Series 16GB (2 x 8GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800)

Don't know what I was thinking. Can I use the 4 4GB sticks, or since they are packaged seperately am I going to have an issue with matching?

If so, I'm wondering if I should even bother switching them for the 2x8GB. I game and do graphic design with Photoshop and 3dsMax, but I didn't know if I would even see a difference between 8 and 16. I could just keep 1 set of 2x4GB, and return the other. Thanks for any advice!
December 23, 2012 4:05:40 PM

you would see like tiny tiny difference from 8gb to 16 gb and yeah they would work!
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December 23, 2012 11:33:05 PM

Thanks for the info. I thought if you got 2 packs of memory (not packaged together) it might cause issues.
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