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Upgrading to 8gb ram, Will I need to redo my OC?

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Quick question & possibly a dumb one . I will be upgrading to 8gb of memory from 4gb and I was just wondering if I will have to change/tweak my current CPU overclock to accommodate the added memory. On my 875k, I just upped the multi for the OC and the fsb is still stock. Thank you in advance.
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You might...it depends on how stressed your memory controller is. You won't know till you have it running. I was lucky and was able to run 4 sticks and be fine...though I've heard of people needing to turn down the OC just for going from 2x2GB to 2X4GB
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You might...it depends on how stressed your memory controller is. You won't know till you have it running. I was lucky and was able to run 4 sticks and be fine...though I've heard of people needing to turn down the OC just for going from 2x2GB to 2X4GB
Sure hope it does. I guess I'd be willing to sacrifice a ghz or two to the extra memory but hopefully they work right off the back. If they don't, could it be as simple as increasing voltage somewhere?
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Depending on how much money you are willing to spend i would go with corsair dominator gt that runs on 1.5v instead of 1.65v. It gives you greater headroom to oc and works great at 1866mhz. Plus you get a free memory cooler!

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^ little above my price range. This is what I ordered: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820231314
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Very good pick for the price! Wise choice going with the 1.5v vs the 1.65. I regret my ram choice but I got a really good deal on mine so i can't complain too much.
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besides forgetting to setup the XMP profile everything worked like a charm and cpu Oc is still the same and still completely stable.
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