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hi guys i have this memory from my 58x build Corsair Dominator DHX+ 6GB DDR3 1600MHz CL8 .
and i want to know if it would work in my asus p67.
are should i just keep what i have in.

are will i get better memory prformance from the Corsair Dominator DHX+ 6GB DDR3 1600MHz CL8

and if so can i run 6gig or does it have to be 4.
post #2 of 7
no point switching. you can run 6GB but 4 or 8 would be better from a dual channel standpoint.
keep whatcha have
    
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Originally Posted by billythekid2012 View Post
hi guys i have this memory from my 58x build Corsair Dominator DHX+ 6GB DDR3 1600MHz CL8 .
and i want to know if it would work in my asus p67.
are should i just keep what i have in.

are will i get better memory prformance from the Corsair Dominator DHX+ 6GB DDR3 1600MHz CL8

and if so can i run 6gig or does it have to be 4.
Buy one more DHX+ 2GB DDR3 1600MHz CL8 stick. And you have 8GB in Dual Channel
    
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That ram will be fine,but i would stick with dual channel so you either get rid of one or add one.Also why did you bother with a hyper threading cpu for a gaming pc?You could have saved a hundred bucks and got the same fps.
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post #5 of 7
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Originally Posted by turrican9 View Post
Buy one more DHX+ 2GB DDR3 1600MHz CL8 stick. And you have 8GB in Dual Channel
but would that be an upgrade over his current memory? and 4 dimms adds unneeded stress to the IMC (assuming he only has 2 dimms atm)
    
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but would that be an upgrade over his current memory? and 4 dimms adds unneeded stress to the IMC (assuming he only has 2 dimms atm)
By all means, 4GB is enough for gaming. And even if he use 6GB (3 Sticks), it will still run Dual mode on 4GB. Only the last 2GB stick will use single modus. Very little performance difference.
    
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post #7 of 7
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i got the 2600k cuss i read the none k cpu you can,t o/c.
and as for the ram i just had the sticks sitting here and wanted to know if i put 4g of the
Corsair Dominator would i get better preformace. from the 8g of Corsair Vengeance 8GB DDR3 .
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