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Dual channel ram

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January 30, 2013 7:32:54 PM

I already have one stick of this
and would like to buy another to have 16gb RAM,will this become dual-channel if i do?

also how identical does my two RAM sticks need to be to do dual channel??

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January 30, 2013 7:43:34 PM

also can someone recommend me some RAM, for gaming like minecraft and fps and games like that-preferably under £35
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a c 80 } Memory
January 30, 2013 8:07:03 PM

Your old RAM is 1600MHz, so you are better to get other 1600MHz or two new 1333MHz. you don't have to buy the same brand, get like Kingston, or G.Skill.

In the link you will see the performance between 1333 and 1600 is very similar.
January 30, 2013 8:24:54 PM

well i dont have much money, i cant afford two new 1333mhz ram, hoping to get one 1600mhz,but i dont know which one
a c 80 } Memory
January 30, 2013 8:34:49 PM

E-mail the sender to make sure which it is, 1333MHz or 1600Mhz. If it is the 1600MHz Cl11, then it is fine.
January 30, 2013 8:57:07 PM

cpu-z said its 1600mhz
January 31, 2013 2:45:50 PM

is the corsair worth the extra £7?
a c 80 } Memory
January 31, 2013 4:15:43 PM

Sorry, I just check the model # for the kingston KVR16R11D4/8I that is the ECC RAM, and you can't use on the PC.

Sorry, again. You are better get the one 1600MHz and CL11 to match the old one. But the corsair is ok because it has the CL10.
a c 80 } Memory
January 31, 2013 6:35:53 PM

Both are the same.