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OK so I decided to upgrade my I7 950 & ASUS P6X58D x58 to the new sandybridge I7 2600K and the Asus P8P67 PRO Intel P67.

BUT, is my RAM going to be compatible?
I currently have 6 x 2Gb modules of Kingston DDR3 1600MHz HyperX Memory Kit 1.65V CL9 X3.
I know that the new motherboard that i am getting on had dual channel so i will have to loose out on 2 modules, kind of hoping that the other four can stay.
Any advice?
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should be
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Its just that Kingston have brought out a special sandybridge hyperX range, just didnt know if that meant that it was optimised for the sandybrige range or not
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post #4 of 10
Depends which board u get I know gigabyte and Asus listed them as supported.
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where do i find that list?
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post #6 of 10
you will need new memory for sandy bridge

dual channel 4gb or 8gb ddr3 2200 or ddr3 2133 memory is better than ddr3 1600

I chose to buy all new hardware for my sandy bridge pc and kept my x58 core i7 920 complete.
post #7 of 10
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Originally Posted by hoody1601 View Post
Its just that Kingston have brought out a special sandybridge hyperX range, just didnt know if that meant that it was optimised for the sandybrige range or not
It's "optimized" in the sense that they run at the SB standard 1.5V. However, 1.65V is perfectly fine. That's what I'm running right now.
     
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post #8 of 10
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so if i do need to change my RAM, which would be the best RAM to change to?
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post #9 of 10
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Originally Posted by hoody1601 View Post
so if i do need to change my RAM, which would be the best RAM to change to?
You don't, but if you want to I'd go for the Ripjaw X series.
     
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Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
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post #10 of 10
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hmm, just checked in Custom PC, and they'r suggesting my MB with 1.65V RAM, so i think im safe, cheers though, Ive still got too much RAM now though
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Hard DriveOSMonitorKeyboard
SSD Intel 80GB + 1TB Samsung HDD Windows 7 64bit 2 x Viewsonic VX2450wm Razer Arctosa 
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