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20 minutes ago, ezelbanaan said:

Ok so I build a budget build and it has 8 gb of ram (this one) and I would like to upgrade it to 16gb. I was wondering that if I buy the exact same one again and add it to my sytem will it cause any problems or will it just work?

If you just used one stick of RAM, the answer is most definitely yes, but mind the cas latency, and the speed. If the CAS or speed of the ram is different, then the RAM will run at the higher latency and lower speed. If you have 2 sticks of RAM, maybe not. If you have windows 10, then you can press ctrl+shift+esc and navigate to performance, then press memory, and look at 'slots used' you can see how many slots are occupied and and how many slots you have. 

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Ok so I build a budget build and it has 8 gb of ram (this one) and I would like to upgrade it to 16gb. I was wondering that if I buy the exact same one again and add it to my sytem will it cause any problems or will it just work?

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Heyy ❤️

You can totally buy another one, if your motherboard has the space for one, for example: If your motherboard has 6 RAM slots, you can put 6 8GB RAM there, it can be from the same brand with no problem :)

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What motherboard do you have ? 

If it is 2 slot board or a 4 slot board you shouldn't have problem.

 

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20 minutes ago, ezelbanaan said:

Ok so I build a budget build and it has 8 gb of ram (this one) and I would like to upgrade it to 16gb. I was wondering that if I buy the exact same one again and add it to my sytem will it cause any problems or will it just work?

If you just used one stick of RAM, the answer is most definitely yes, but mind the cas latency, and the speed. If the CAS or speed of the ram is different, then the RAM will run at the higher latency and lower speed. If you have 2 sticks of RAM, maybe not. If you have windows 10, then you can press ctrl+shift+esc and navigate to performance, then press memory, and look at 'slots used' you can see how many slots are occupied and and how many slots you have. 


 

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1 hour ago, ooof.u said:

Heyy ❤️

You can totally buy another one, if your motherboard has the space for one, for example: If your motherboard has 6 RAM slots, you can put 6 8GB RAM there, it can be from the same brand with no problem :)

 

1 hour ago, Trevor87 said:

What motherboard do you have ? 

If it is 2 slot board or a 4 slot board you shouldn't have problem.

 

 

48 minutes ago, InnerBeast Gaming said:

If you just used one stick of RAM, the answer is most definitely yes, but mind the cas latency, and the speed. If the CAS or speed of the ram is different, then the RAM will run at the higher latency and lower speed. If you have 2 sticks of RAM, maybe not. If you have windows 10, then you can press ctrl+shift+esc and navigate to performance, then press memory, and look at 'slots used' you can see how many slots are occupied and and how many slots you have. 

First of all I’d like to thank all of you for your quick answers. So according to all of you it shouldn’t be a problem. Btw I do know enough about pc’s to know I will need a second ram slot. I don’t know what exact motherboard I have but I do know it has 4 ram slots. So again thanks to all of you

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