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can two single channel work dual channel ?

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hi friends .
i want to buy one 4gb single module : http://www.corsair.com/memory-by-product-family/vengeance/vengeance-4gb-single-module-ddr3-memory-kit-cmz4gx3m1a1600c9.html
but if i could buy another one in the future can they work at dual channel or quad with 4 modules ?
my mobo is asus z68-v pro with 2500k .
thanks a lot .
post #2 of 5
If you buy the same one it'll work. But why not buy both at the same time? a 8 GB kit would be under $50.
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Just buy the 2x4Gb DDR3 1600 Vengeance kit for $10 more at $39.99 w/free shipping:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820233186

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Hi friends .
I live in Iran .
So I can't buy hardware from another e-shops in other countries because of boycott .
And I could find only this : http://www.corsair.com/memory-by-product-family/vengeance/vengeance-4gb-single-module-ddr3-memory-kit-cmz4gx3m1a1600c9.html
So I should by two of them and it cost me about $130 .
I bought :
asus z68-v pro : $300$
i5 2500k : $275
cm 690 II adv : $180
cooler master 1000w gold : $350
evga 560ti sc : $360
Everything is expensive here . drool.gif
Thanks a lot .
Have a nice day .
post #5 of 5
No difference between two identical sticks purchased individually and two packaged together.

You'll be fine with two of those and dual channel will work.
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