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ZION103 Mar 01, 2012, 07:26am EST Reply - Quote - Report Abuse
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Hi right now i have the Kingston HyperX BLU 4GB 2x2GB installed but what advantages will i have if i get the Kingston HyperX BLU 1600 8GB 2x 4GB ??

would the Kingston HyperX BLU 1600 8GB 2x 4GB even work in my system ??
i have 6x ram slots and my mother board suports up to 16GB ddr3 but i cant fine even on Gigabytes web site if i can put 4GB sticks into the white slots IE for duel channel mode ??
the ram im useing is the Kingston HyperX BLU 1600 4GB 2x2GB and it runs @ 1333 and does not suport the XMP so to get my ram running " 1600 i have to do all the settings in bios manualy.

I use windows 7 ultamate 64bit and play the most up to date games.

i am only thinking of getting this ram as it is cheep atm & of course twice as much GB's as mine.

main two questions i would like an answear to i supose is (1) would this work in my system & (2) would i get much advantage.

many thanks for any help here


Gigabyte GA-P55-UD6 Motherboard
Intel Core i3 550 3.2Ghz (Clarkdale) (Socket LGA1156)
Thermaltake Frio CPU Cooler/both fan's fitted
Kingston HyperX 4GB (2x2GB) PC3-12800C9 @ 1600MHz
Samsung F3 500 GB Sata HDD X4
Samsung 24x DVD RW
Win 7 64Bit
Cybor
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mothow Mar 01, 2012, 02:29pm EST Reply - Quote - Report Abuse
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Edited: Mar 01, 2012, 02:30pm EST

 
>> Re: Kingston HyperX BLU 1600 8GB 2x 4GB or Kingston HyperX BLU 1600 4BG 2x2GB
It depends on what you use your computer for .Check this out
http://computer.howstuffworks.com/question175.htm

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ZION103 Mar 02, 2012, 03:12am EST Reply - Quote - Report Abuse
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>> Re: Kingston HyperX BLU 1600 8GB 2x 4GB or Kingston HyperX BLU 1600 4BG 2x2GB
ok thanks for that, i now know a little more about ram but still dont even know if the 4GB sticks will work in my mother board ?

Gigabyte GA-P55-UD6 Motherboard
Intel Core i3 550 3.2Ghz (Clarkdale) (Socket LGA1156)
Thermaltake Frio CPU Cooler/both fan's fitted
Kingston HyperX 4GB (2x2GB) PC3-12800C9 @ 1600MHz
Samsung F3 500 GB Sata HDD X4
Samsung 24x DVD RW
Win 7 64Bit
Cybor
TWolfe Mar 02, 2012, 08:14am EST Reply - Quote - Report Abuse
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>> Re: Kingston HyperX BLU 1600 8GB 2x 4GB or Kingston HyperX BLU 1600 4BG 2x2GB

When you have eliminated the impossible, whatever remains, however improbable, must be the truth.
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
john albrich Aug 12, 2012, 12:40pm EDT Reply - Quote - Report Abuse
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Edited: Aug 12, 2012, 01:29pm EDT

 
>> Re: Kingston HyperX BLU 1600 8GB 2x 4GB or Kingston HyperX BLU 1600 4BG 2x2GB
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While it appears it will technically work in your system, whether you get any meaningful "real-world" performance improvement can vary greatly.

One almost always sees performance improvement in synthetic "benchmark" performance programs (e.g. Prime95), but that often doesn't translate to meaningful gains in "real-world" performance.

You would be more likely to see significantly more meaningful performance improvement by upgrading from a 2-core to a decent 4-core CPU...but of course that will cost a bit more than the ~US$40 for which you can often find 2x4GB DDR3-1600 RAM these days. (BTW, just for comparison...just four months ago I saw GSkill 2x4GB DDR3-2133 RAM for $45 on promo sale (free shipping), and just one month ago they were $50 (free shipping). The sales come along regularly.)


edit to add:
I just looked at the motherboard manual, and it says it supports up to DDR3-2200 RAM, although the retailer spec says DDR3 2600+/2200/1333/1066/800. It may be a motherboard version difference (e.g. 1.x vs. 1.y). Sometimes later motherboard versions support faster RAM modules. Either way, it looks like it's good to go for trying DDR3-2100 modules.
http://download.gigabyte.us/FileList/Manual/mb_manual_ga-p55-ud6_e.pdf
While no specific DDR3-2133 speed RAM modules are listed in the "supported" list, what that means is they haven't "officially" tested it...not that it just won't work period. It can be a risk, but with a decent return policy if it doesn't work as specified, it can be a risk worth taking. Depends on the individual and reputations of the motherboard and RAM manufacturers.

john albrich Aug 12, 2012, 01:34pm EDT Reply - Quote - Report Abuse
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>> Re: Kingston HyperX BLU 1600 8GB 2x 4GB or Kingston HyperX BLU 1600 4BG 2x2GB
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Also, unless I missed it (I have poor vision, but I really looked carefully) you didn't specify which video card you're using. If you have a crappy video card, it may not matter what speed or size RAM modules you're using.

(for other readers, the GA-P55-UD6 has no on-board video, so a video card must be used)

ZION103 Aug 12, 2012, 01:47pm EDT Reply - Quote - Report Abuse
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Edited: Aug 12, 2012, 01:48pm EDT

 
>> Re: Kingston HyperX BLU 1600 8GB 2x 4GB or Kingston HyperX BLU 1600 4BG 2x2GB
Hi thanks for the replys, i started this thread a while ago and i have since stuck 2x2gb patriot viper 1600 in that system only because i feel upon some spair, im not really useing that system anymore tho as i did a little upgrade to this.

case, Antec 1100
CPU, Intel I7 930 2.8ghz o/c now @ 4.0ghz
CPU Cooler, Thermalright Archon SB-E with 2x t150mm fans in push pull
RAM, 6x 2gb patriot Viper 1600
MOTHERBOARD, Gigabyte (again) x58a-ud3r (rev 1)
GPU, Gigabyte HD 6850 x2 in crossfire
SSD, Crucial 128GB M4 2.5" SATA 6GB/s
HDD's, 4x Samsung F3's 500gb
PSU Thermaltake Toughpower XT 775W

Gigabyte GA-P55-UD6 Motherboard
Intel Core i3 550 3.2Ghz (Clarkdale) (Socket LGA1156)
Thermaltake Frio CPU Cooler/both fan's fitted
Kingston HyperX 4GB (2x2GB) PC3-12800C9 @ 1600MHz
Samsung F3 500 GB Sata HDD X4
Samsung 24x DVD RW
Win 7 64Bit
Cybor
john albrich Aug 12, 2012, 03:16pm EDT Reply - Quote - Report Abuse
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>> Re: Kingston HyperX BLU 1600 8GB 2x 4GB or Kingston HyperX BLU 1600 4BG 2x2GB
ZION103 said:
...i did a little upgrade to this....


That's quite some "little" upgrade!!!

karthik rv Aug 17, 2012, 06:41am EDT Reply - Quote - Report Abuse
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>> Re: Kingston HyperX BLU 1600 8GB 2x 4GB or Kingston HyperX BLU 1600 4BG 2x2GB
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