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I mixed some Generic Corsair 1333 C9 with XMS3 Corsair 1333 C9, both had identical spec's yet posted countless errors in memtest.

Go figure

Also, the memory controller with AMD is in the CPU itself rather than the motherboard which according to G.Skill tech support makes it more difficult to list AMD chipsets on their memory comparability list's.
You might try a set of Micron 1333 C9... Also have the XMS3 (3x4), added the (3x2) Micron, for 18 Gigs ram-no errors on Memtest 110%, 6 instances running at 2047mb.
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dude, 4gb sticks have only just come out, unless you want this guy to wait till 2015 or...

So presuming you meant 4gb kits, I was thinking the same thing about waiting but jumped in the deep end instead and bought a 4x4gb kit of Ripjaws x series, they work flawlessly.
They do make 8gb sticks for servers.
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dude, 4gb sticks have only just come out, unless you want this guy to wait till 2015 or...

So presuming you meant 4gb kits, I was thinking the same thing about waiting but jumped in the deep end instead and bought a 4x4gb kit of Ripjaws x series, they work flawlessly.
It's not that far off. AM3+ boards are quoted to support 32 GB of RAM in 4x slots...
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4GiB sticks have been out a long time, it just within the last few years that unbuffered ones have become affordable.

8GiB unbuffered DIMMs are virtually non-existent at this point and probably won't really be affordable for at least 18 months.

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Originally Posted by Aussie Alex View Post
I mixed some Generic Corsair 1333 C9 with XMS3 Corsair 1333 C9, both had identical spec's yet posted countless errors in memtest.

Go figure
Probably an issue with the memory controller and not the RAM itself.
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You will be absolutely fine, look at me, i got 8 GB of RAM, and i used kingston and OCz, all you have to do, is make sure that they run at the same voltage, and as for speed, make sure they run at the same speed, or else you will have to underclock the faster RAM, same for the timings, which is what i did, in fact, i should go to the BIOS right now, and tighten them a bit to 8-8-8-24, since the kingston modules can take that without getting a non post state.

anyways, your will AT LEAST NEED the same voltage, however it is recommended that you get the same speed and timings, IF you are getting a different brand of RAM to mix, but to ensure compatibility, most people go for the same sticks of RAM
    
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