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So currently I have 2 x 4gb of ram in my computer and I wanted to upgrade to 16gb. I was originally going to get 2 more 4gb sticks since my motherboard has 4 slots, but after looking back into my computer my CPU Fan which I had upgraded a little while back is over sized so I can only fit two slots of RAM. So, I was wondering if anyone knew what type of RAM i should get. I'm looking for 2x8gb DDR3. 

 

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Posted · Original PosterOP

So currently I have 2 x 4gb of ram in my computer and I wanted to upgrade to 16gb. I was originally going to get 2 more 4gb sticks since my motherboard has 4 slots, but after looking back into my computer my CPU Fan which I had upgraded a little while back is over sized so I can only fit two slots of RAM. So, I was wondering if anyone knew what type of RAM i should get. I'm looking for 2x8gb DDR3.

 

My MB: 970 Gaming Pro Carbon.

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Patriot Vipers or Mushkin RedLine Ridgebacks at 933mhz or faster would be decent memory on DDR3.


 

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3 hours ago, ErikE said:

Do they come as 2x8gb rather than 2x4gb?

You can look around for what you need, those are only suggestions.

 

Look for memory that is 1866mhz and 9-10-9-27 timings and you'll have a decent kit. 


 

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