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Old 03-04-2012, 10:46 PM   #1 (permalink)
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So I am thinking about buying some cheap ram and would like to know if it will be compatible with my current RAM/Motherboard.

Here is my motherboard
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813131636

And here is the Ram that I currently have

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820227571

Heres the cheap RAM im looking to buy just to have some extra memory

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820220555

or

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820220573

Will this be compatible? thanks for any info
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Default Re: Buying new RAM

Well, you will never gain the speed of your OCZ, as it is 2000, while the rest are 1600 and 1333. And your timing are all over the place. If I were you, I would get 8GB (2 x 4GB) all new RAM. To ensure 100% compatibility. Also to keep it in dual channel.

I have these in the system I'm using now:

Newegg.com - G.SKILL Ripjaws X Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1333 (PC3 10666) Desktop Memory Model F3-10666CL9D-8GBXL
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Thanks for the response I'm not really looking to spend that much money on RAM right now (less than 30 bucks). Like I said, I just would like some extra memory. I'm not too worried that these sticks wont be as fast as my OCZ, i just care if they will work with my motherboard and current RAM with zero problems.
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