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Old April 12, 2012, 05:27 PM
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Im currently running a computer with
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6 GB of 9-9-9-24 Corsair Ram.

I am looking to upping my current amount of ram to 12GB.

Is it better to buy two packs of
Corsair XMS3 CMX6GX3M3C1600C7 6GB DDR3 3X2GB DDR3-1600 CL 7-8-7-20 1T Core i7 Memory Kit - Corsair - CMX6GX3M3C1600C7

or to buy one pack of 6GB of triple channel ram?

I'm using all the ram for numerous VM's and I keep running out with just 6GB.
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Old April 12, 2012, 05:48 PM
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What speed is your current RAM, what model of Corsair is it?
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Old April 12, 2012, 05:57 PM
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buy a 12gb set id you gonna buy 2 sets of 6gb

you can always go 18gb if need be
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Old April 13, 2012, 08:16 AM
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Ram is currently running at 1600 MHz. On the Ram sticks the model number is TR3X6G1600C9.

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Ram is currently running at 1600 MHz. On the Ram sticks the model number is TR3X6G1600C9.

Edit. Added model number.
those rams are here.


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I am getting an 2600k i7 cpu.I plan to overclock (as far as AIR cooling will allow me to).I am looking for the best possible DD3 RAM and motherboard combination.
any Z77 asus, msi (gd-65) or even gigabyte motherboard coupled with a 2x4GB kit of DDR3-1600 ram @ 9-9-9-24 or smaller timings is what you want. Gskill, corsair, kingston, are a good choice of ram.
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