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Which ram stick and speed I should buy?

I currently have 3x2GB = 6 GB of Corsair Ram. I have 3 more slots in my motherboard (MSI x58a-GD65 MS-7522), so im thinking to increase it to 8GB (an additional 2 GB stick). But I am not sure what my current RAM speed is, and I know that what I will buy has to synchronise with the existing ones. I am attaching a screenshot from my PC, please tell me the exact model, type and speed I would need to buy. PS PLEASE TELL ME IF THE IMAGE IS NOT VISIBLE.


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Although there isnt much price difference I can't afford 2*4GB. That's why I m looking to get 1x2GB. I think I ll go with 2GB at 1600 MHz.

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Follow kees advice

That's the safe way to go.

Look in your manual for the proper slots to use for the 2x4GB kit.

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Can someone tell me if I'll run it without any problem?

As soon as you start mixing ram types and speeds your asking for trouble.

Post was last edited on September 18, 2017 4:41 PM PDT

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I decided to open up my case and reach to my RAMs and I can see that they are rated to operate at 2000 Mhz. I dont know if 2133 Mhz and 2000 mhz will make any difference?

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Only in benchmarks.

But the above repeats the warnings about mixing. It often works but when it doesn't you get almost untraceable blue screens and hangs.

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You've been warned

No one will tell you that will work.
If you want to mix sticks that's your business.
You get to do the testing and see the results.

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Gone with Ballistix Tactical 4GB DDR3 (PC3-17000) UDIMM 240-Pin - BLT4G3D21BCT1J at 2133 MHz and been testing various games at max settings for the past couple of days, and IT IS AMAZING! PC is running much faster, more available memory during gaming and surfing. No problems at all !!!!! Lucky that I gone with my own decision Silly

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