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my current build is listed below . I am upgrading my 4x4 16gb crucial ballistix ddr3 1600 to the 2x8 16gb Kingston hyperx beast ddr3 2400 . did I make a good decision ? or should I have gotten 4x4 16gb ddr3 2400 ?
    
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2x8gb should be better for your cpu/ram overclock as less sticks of ram are better for the cpu's integrated memory controller.
   
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2x8gb should be better for your cpu/ram overclock as less sticks of ram are better for the cpu's integrated memory controller.
what memory slots should I install them in or it dose not matter ?
    
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On your particular board, I'd install them in the red slots, to enable dual channel mode.
   
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On your particular board, I'd install them in the red slots, to enable dual channel mode.
ok thanks . do you think I will see a little bit of a fps increase when gaming with the new ram ?
    
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probably a marginal amount, make sure you adjust your memory settings to accomidate the faster memory you're installing in the bios. Is your cpu overclocked?
   
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probably a marginal amount, make sure you adjust your memory settings to accomidate the faster memory you're installing in the bios. Is your cpu overclocked?
no my cpu is not overclocked . in the bios I just have to set my ram to xmp rite ?
    
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There's probably better out there , but I like mine.
I like to run them at 2600mhz CL12 1T on my CHV-Z/FX-8350 rig. 1.65 on the ram , 1.4 volts on the cpu/nb.
Probably not much help to the intel user but that's been my experience.
Mine don't like to be overvolted very much and seem to prefer 1T command rate.
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There's probably better out there , but I like mine.
I like to run them at 2600mhz CL12 1T on my CHV-Z/FX-8350 rig. 1.65 on the ram , 1.4 volts on the cpu/nb.
Probably not much help to the intel user but that's been my experience.
Mine don't like to be overvolted very much and seem to prefer 1T command rate.
your ram got a stock speed of ddr3 1600 the ram I am getting has a stock speed of ddr3 2400 I probably wont overclock it . did you notice a fps increase when gaming from ddr3 1600 to ddr3 2600 ?
    
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