Can I install 8GB of RAM side by side with 4GB RAM and if so is it stable?

by on December 2, 2012

Q: i m building new pc having configuration as
intel i7 3770k
asus p8z77 v delux
coolermaster gx 750w
coolermaster hyper 412 slimcooler
coolermaster haf 922
wd caviar green 2tb wd20earx
corsair vengeance ddr3 1600 4gb
hp dvd1260i internal optical drive

heres my que
can i install 8gb ram side by side with 4gb
and is it good configuration means stable one


One Response to “Can I install 8GB of RAM side by side with 4GB RAM and if so is it stable?”
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    It will probably work, but all RAM on a system needs to run at the same speed. That speed is always the speed of the slowest sticks. Since you’re not going to utilize past 8GB of RAM anyway, you’re best off just leaving your two largest sticks of matching RAM in the PC.