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I have this RAM atm.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820226028
Mushkin Enhanced Blackline 6GB (3 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Triple Channel Kit Desktop Memory Model 998681

Since RAM is so cheap atm I thought "why not add some more?" but the problem is: I don't want to get a different kit that will conflict with my current memory.
I don't know what all has to match when picking up another ram kit.. Voltage and latency?
Edited by Zensou - 4/30/12 at 4:45pm
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Stabilizing 6 sticks of memory is not fun. I would find another use for your current kit or sell it and pick up a 3 x 4 gb kit like this. It's only 1.5v rated so you should have some headroom to increase frequency or tighten timings with a little voltage.

This is probably the best choice for another 6gb kit but the pricing kills it- http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820145236
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just pic up a 3x4gb set and sell the mushies
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