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I just bought this

http://www.ebuyer.com/product/180490

But i also got a pair of this

http://www.ebuyer.com/product/234969

will it still run in dual channel if the G.Skill memory is in slot 1 and slot 3 and the kingston in slot 2 and slot 4?

"EDIT: I'm really sorry i posted this in the wrong thread, i spent soo long in this thread that i forgot to go back to the main page to go on AMD Memory "
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Since the HyperX has looser timings and a slower clock speed, I strongly recommend removing it and only using the G.SKILLs or else you may have nothing but problems.
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Since the HyperX has looser timings and a slower clock speed, I strongly recommend removing it and only using the G.SKILLs or else you may have nothing but problems.
I plan on having the timing's at CL9. The kingston memory I'm running now is at 1620MHz all ready, because of my 4.27GHz overclock.

Woulden't be much of a problem woulden't it? until i get another pair of G.Skill memory to replace the kingston? But overall, it will run fine in dual channel?
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Since the HyperX has looser timings and a slower clock speed, I strongly recommend removing it and only using the G.SKILLs or else you may have nothing but problems.
Or just run it at the slower speed and looser timings.
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Do you really need 8GB?
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Do you really need 8GB?
I do yes, Playing Crysis at it's highest settings availible get's my physical memory upto 89% and the game play is extremely sluggish because It's playing from virtual memory then
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I do yes, Playing Crysis at it's highest settings availible get's my physical memory upto 89% and the game play is extremely sluggish because It's playing from virtual memory then
I've never had that happened to me. But that's because my system is always using between 500-750MB of memory. So then when Crysis is maxed out, it's still not eating up too much of my memory.



So, how many processes does Task Manager tell you that you have running right now? It shows a number in the lower-left corner.
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I've never had that happened to me. But that's because my system is always using between 500-750MB of memory. So then when Crysis is maxed out, it's still not eating up too much of my memory.



So, how many processes does Task Manager tell you that you have running right now? It shows a number in the lower-left corner.
Not sure, I'm not on it right now, But with the current 4GB of RAM i got now and first start up, I check Task Manager and my physical memory is about 34-38% and it will go upto 89-93% full when I am playing Crysis for about 15 minutes, and when i quit the game, It takes like 20 minutes because it's flushing everything out from the virtual memory :/

Everything it set to it's highest on Crysis so It's probably the textures etc...

So with 6GB I'm hopeing i will see some difference and with 8GB i should be able to play it no probs
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Not sure, I'm not on it right now, But with the current 4GB of RAM i got now and first start up, I check Task Manager and my physical memory is about 34-38% and it will go upto 89-93% full when I am playing Crysis for about 15 minutes, and when i quit the game, It takes like 20 minutes because it's flushing everything out from the virtual memory :/

Everything it set to it's highest on Crysis so It's probably the textures etc...

So with 6GB I'm hopeing i will see some difference and with 8GB i should be able to play it no probs
20 minutes? If that's true, then getting more memory will not solve this. I have 4GB, and I max Crysis as far as it goes (except I max out at 1680x1050), and it exits quickly just as one would expect. I mean, it takes like 5 seconds.

After a fresh boot, Task Manager tells me that 16% of my memory is being used. After opening Firefox it went up to 21%, and I have 12 tabs open (I use the setting that's called "Show my windows and tabs from last time").

So if you see 34-38% after a fresh boot, then there's something else going on. I mean, it sounds like this additional memory is not going to solve the root of the problem.
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20 minutes? If that's true, then getting more memory will not solve this. I have 4GB, and I max Crysis as far as it goes (except I max out at 1680x1050), and it exits quickly just as one would expect. I mean, it takes like 5 seconds.

After a fresh boot, Task Manager tells me that 16% of my memory is being used. After opening Firefox it went up to 21%, and I have 12 tabs open (I use the setting that's called "Show my windows and tabs from last time").

So if you see 34-38% after a fresh boot, then there's something else going on. I mean, it sounds like this additional memory is not going to solve the root of the problem.
I do have a few service's running, "Kaspersky internet security, ATI CCC, EasyTune6, Realtek HD Manager and a few every bobs i can't remember, but serisouly though it does totaly max out my memory. Iv'e made many reinstall's and my memory still goes around 30-38% taken from first reboot after i have reinstalled all my software back on.

I will play Crysis for about 15-20 minutes, and the frame rate is about 30ish +.

After that it will start to drop dramatically as my computer to preloading every texture then it will go really sluggish and the HDD is then constantley loading because my physical memory is going full nearing 100%, even when there no battle's going on and I'm looking up into the sky it's exteremly sluggish. Then exiting the game will take about 30minutes because my HDD is flushing all of the Crysis files from the virtual memory etc...
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