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RAM is listed under my system spec. I want to get another set and go for 12Gb of RAM but these RAMs are no in production. What can I do ?
post #2 of 6
You just need to find similarly timed memory sticks to pair up with your mushkins. Honestly though 6GB of ram is a lot, unless you do a lot of rendering and such.
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isnt 6 enough? ive never gotten over four..
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Physical memory useage goes up to nearly 80% when I game and run other things at the same time. And besides I figured I've some money to spare. The RAMs I have are no longer in production and it's hard pressed to find another set that's 6-7-6 timing that's why I'm asking if it's possible to substitute that with something else that runs at 7-7-7 and set them both to run at 7-7-7
post #5 of 6
You could go for RAM rated for higher frequencies than yours. They will have no problem with running tighter timings when @lower MHz. But keep an eye on the voltages. It would be better if they are the same.
E.g: If you have 1600@7-7-7 and buy 1866@8-8-8 or even CL9 they should run fine 1600 and CL7
BTW: Get 16GB and join the club
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So basically it is okay to buy RAMs and manually set them to run at the same speed. Are there any compatibility issues if I used different brands?
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