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Hi,
I have 8gb (2x4gb) of ddr3, this specifically: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...tent-_-text-_-

I wanted to add an extra 4gb due to some of my video editing and virtual machine usage. I was wondering if this will be compatible: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820104244

I am using the ASUS M4A87TD EVO with the 1100T

sorry i had the wrong link up this should be correct

thanks
Edited by badatgames18 - 2/17/11 at 7:38am
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Both can works, but only in single channel, so, if you want add more RAM and keep dual-channel do it with 2x1G, 2x2GB, or 2x4GB
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Yes it will work. Keep in mind that 3 Sticks of memory = Either Triple-Channel or Single-Channel. If your system does not work with Triple-Channel but Dual-Channel, you won't be able to use Dual-Channel, Ergo you'll get Single-Channel
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AMD systems do not support triple channel. You'll be running in single channel, and losing a big chunk of your performance.
You should invest in another 2x2GB or 2x4GB if you have cash. There are some good 2x4GB kits with the same 1600 CL9 1.65V rating out there you should be able to use, i.e.

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AMD systems do not support triple channel. You'll be running in single channel, and losing a big chunk of your performance.
You should invest in another 2x2GB or 2x4GB if you have cash. There are some good 2x4GB kits with the same 1600 CL9 1.65V rating out there you should be able to use, i.e. Patriot 1600 CL9 2x2 for $48, $28 AR
Is there a reason as to why it is so cheap? lol
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Is there a reason as to why it is so cheap? lol
In case you haven't noticed, it's the price after rebate
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Those two kits should work together. The timings and speeds are both the same.

http://www.valueram.com/datasheets/K...D3X2K2_8GX.pdf

http://www.valueram.com/datasheets/KHX1600C9D3_4G.pdf
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