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Hi all sorry for the noob question I currently have 4 gb of Dominator® with DHX Pro Connector — 4GB Dual Channel DDR3 Memory Kit (CMP4GX3M2C1600C7


and I wish to add another 4gb and was wondering if I could run it with 4 gb of Dominator® with DHX Pro Connector — 4GB Dual Channel DDR3 Memory Kit (CMP8GX3M2A1600C9

I ask as they have different latency timings and didn't know if this would cause any problems?

Thanks
Edited by AMD955 - 7/30/11 at 2:57am
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You'll have to run the cas7 ram to the same specs as the cas9 ram.

There is no harm in doing this.
    
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You'll have to run the cas7 ram to the same specs as the cas9 ram.

There is no harm in doing this.

Thanks so if I were to buy the c9 would it just drop the c7 back to c9 latency?
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Thanks so if I were to buy the c9 would it just drop the c7 back to c9 latency?
It might, but just manually set the timings and proper voltage yourself in your bios.
    
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Thanks so if I were to buy the c9 would it just drop the c7 back to c9 latency?
Yes but ur better off just buying matched c7 for the extra $20
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Yes but ur better off just buying matched c7 for the extra $20
Is it really worth the $$?
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post #7 of 10

Amazon ship memory to Aus;


It might be a bit pricey but at least this way you can match the dimms
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Is it really worth the $$?
Yes. You won't see a huge performance gain slowing down and adding 4 gigs but adding 4 more gigs at cl7 u will
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Amazon ship memory to Aus;

Amazon.com: Corsair Dominator 4 GB PC3-12800 1600MHz Dual Channel Core i3 i5 i7 DDR3 CAS 7 Memory Kit CMP4GX3M2C1600C7: Electronics

It might be a bit pricey but at least this way you can match the dimms

Thanks I found some in Aus its a bit more expensive than I thought so will save up the extra $$ and get matching dimms. Also I had no Idea amazon shipped memory to aus. DO you know what else they ship to aus?
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Sadly they don't ship most PC components. Likely due to warranty issues and the fact that some items are sold by "partners" of Amazon and not Amazon themselves; who may not ship outside NA.

Although I know they ship memory since I got my Dom GT's from Amazon. But sadly, most other components they won't ship :'(
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