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I have 8gb corsair xms3 1600 9-9-9-24 1.65V

I did say i wanted to overclock that could be why he said it but unlike him I cant splash out and if i do i need to sell my old ram

what would it be worth if i did sell it ?
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I have 8gb corsair xms3 1600 9-9-9-24 1.65V

I did say i wanted to overclock that could be why he said it but unlike him I cant splash out and if i do i need to sell my old ram

what would it be worth if i did sell it ?
Your RAM is fine. If you aren't doing anything that is RAM intensive you could sell one set for $50 at best cuz selling RAM is very tough lately with the way the prices are dropping for brand new sets:/ Keep the other and that's just money in your pocket. I had 8 gigs of Kingston 1333 Cas 9 RAM which I sold and bought some Muskin Black Line 1600 Cas 7.
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post #13 of 16
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would it be ok for a good overclock ?
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Yours will be fine. XMS3 aren't bad sets of RAM at all. Honestly you probably won't notice the difference during regular gaming and stuff like that. The only time it will really help is when you're overclocking your CPU because having a better set of RAM will help and so will having only 2 DIMMs filled as opposed to 4. Also overclocking your RAM won't really do much either during gaming and stuff like that. The only time you see a real benefit is during memory intensive benchmarks or SuperPi runs.
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so is it worth changing for the little benefits ?
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If I were you I would just sell 4 gigs of it and pocket the money. No need to make things complicated.
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