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Buying new RAM

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Posted · Original PosterOP

Hello im thinking about buying more ram, currently i have 8gb (2x4), theres an offer of 1x8 and its really cheap so i can affor buying a pair of 1x8, its the same brand (corsair vengeance) my question is, does it have any effect being 1x8 or its the same? 

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3 minutes ago, Jglz98 said:

Hello im thinking about buying more ram, currently i have 8gb (2x4), theres an offer of 1x8 and its really cheap so i can affor buying a pair of 1x8, its the same brand (corsair vengeance) my question is, does it have any effect being 1x8 or its the same? 

Pc specs? you should get another 2x4gb. That 1x8gb would not run in dual channel so you could have issues.

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If you bought 8GB sticks, you could put them in 8 - 4 - 8 - 4 layout and they will work at base JEDEC speed.


"What's under the heatsink?" ep1, "Why it's not as good as it seem?" AMD fanboy edition out, episode 2 "Why my gaming board is a scam?" Intel fanboy edition coming soon (this is a link)

Hardware specs below

CPU: i7-2600K 4751MHz 1.44V (software) --> 1.4?V at the back of the socket Motherboard: Asrock Z77 Extreme4 (BCLK: 103.3MHz) CPU Cooler: Noctua NH-D15 RAM: Adata XPG 2x8GB DDR3 (XMP: 2133MHz 10-11-11-30 CR2, custom: 2203MHz 10-11-10-26 CR1 tRFC:230 tREFI:14000) GPU: Asus GTX 1070 Dual (Super Jetstream vbios, +70(2025-2088MHz)/+400(8.8Gbps)) SSD: Samsung 840 Pro 256GB (main boot drive), Transcend SSD370 128GB PSU: Seasonic X-660 80+ Gold Case: Antec P110 Silent, 5 intakes 1 exhaust Monitor: AOC G2460PF 1080p 144Hz (150Hz max w/ DP, 121Hz max w/ HDMI) TN panel Keyboard: Logitech G610 Orion (Cherry MX Blue) with SteelSeries Apex M260 keycaps Mouse: BenQ Zowie FK1

 

Model: HP Omen 17 17-an110ca CPU: i7-8750H (0.125V core & cache, 50mV SA undervolt) GPU: GTX 1060 6GB Mobile (+80/+450, 1650MHz~1750MHz 0.78V~0.85V) RAM: 8+8GB DDR4-2400 18-17-17-39 2T Storage: 1TB HP EX920 PCIe x4 M.2 SSD + 1TB Seagate 7200RPM 2.5" HDD (ST1000LM049-2GH172), 128GB Toshiba PCIe x2 M.2 SSD (KBG30ZMV128G) gone cooking externally Monitor: 1080p 126Hz IPS G-sync

 

Desktop benching:

Cinebench R15 Single thread:168 Multi-thread: 833 

SuperPi (v1.5 from Techpowerup, PI value output) 16K: 0.100s 1M: 8.255s 32M: 7m 45.93s

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Posted · Original PosterOP

I have an asus b350m mobo, currently have a 2x4 ram, i want to buy 2x8 because i have 2 free slots for ram, will it run bad?

my english is kinda bad so sorry if i couldnt make myself clear, 

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1 minute ago, Jglz98 said:

I have an asus b350m mobo, currently have a 2x4 ram, i want to buy 2x8 because i have 2 free slots for ram, will it run bad?

my english is kinda bad so sorry if i couldnt make myself clear, 

check jurrinio's post above

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13 minutes ago, Jurrunio said:

If you bought 8GB sticks, you could put them in 8 - 4 - 8 - 4 layout and they will work at base JEDEC speed.

So their base speed is 2400mhz, they would run at that speed and there wouldnt be a problem? Or should i just buy another 2x4?

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2 minutes ago, Jglz98 said:

So their base speed is 2400mhz, they would run at that speed and there wouldnt be a problem? Or should i just buy another 2x4?

There would not be problem in speeds, but since 16gb ram is more than you need, you should get 2x4gb.

And if you buy 2x4gb, you now have 8gb toal running in dual channel and other 8gb running in dual channel, it could give you some more performance. And you should manually oc your memory to 2666mhz since ryzen likes faster memory

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1 minute ago, Jglz98 said:

So their base speed is 2400mhz, they would run at that speed and there wouldnt be a problem? Or should i just buy another 2x4?

It's fine, they'll run that no problem. At most they'll run 2133 until you manually select 2400MHz


"What's under the heatsink?" ep1, "Why it's not as good as it seem?" AMD fanboy edition out, episode 2 "Why my gaming board is a scam?" Intel fanboy edition coming soon (this is a link)

Hardware specs below

CPU: i7-2600K 4751MHz 1.44V (software) --> 1.4?V at the back of the socket Motherboard: Asrock Z77 Extreme4 (BCLK: 103.3MHz) CPU Cooler: Noctua NH-D15 RAM: Adata XPG 2x8GB DDR3 (XMP: 2133MHz 10-11-11-30 CR2, custom: 2203MHz 10-11-10-26 CR1 tRFC:230 tREFI:14000) GPU: Asus GTX 1070 Dual (Super Jetstream vbios, +70(2025-2088MHz)/+400(8.8Gbps)) SSD: Samsung 840 Pro 256GB (main boot drive), Transcend SSD370 128GB PSU: Seasonic X-660 80+ Gold Case: Antec P110 Silent, 5 intakes 1 exhaust Monitor: AOC G2460PF 1080p 144Hz (150Hz max w/ DP, 121Hz max w/ HDMI) TN panel Keyboard: Logitech G610 Orion (Cherry MX Blue) with SteelSeries Apex M260 keycaps Mouse: BenQ Zowie FK1

 

Model: HP Omen 17 17-an110ca CPU: i7-8750H (0.125V core & cache, 50mV SA undervolt) GPU: GTX 1060 6GB Mobile (+80/+450, 1650MHz~1750MHz 0.78V~0.85V) RAM: 8+8GB DDR4-2400 18-17-17-39 2T Storage: 1TB HP EX920 PCIe x4 M.2 SSD + 1TB Seagate 7200RPM 2.5" HDD (ST1000LM049-2GH172), 128GB Toshiba PCIe x2 M.2 SSD (KBG30ZMV128G) gone cooking externally Monitor: 1080p 126Hz IPS G-sync

 

Desktop benching:

Cinebench R15 Single thread:168 Multi-thread: 833 

SuperPi (v1.5 from Techpowerup, PI value output) 16K: 0.100s 1M: 8.255s 32M: 7m 45.93s

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Posted · Original PosterOP

Thanks for the replies, i want the 1x8 because i can get 2 for the price of a 2x4 so i think its super worth getting the 2x8 instead of 2x4

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