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      11-16-2012, 04:09 PM   #7
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Originally Posted by Templar View Post

Also, I found the RAM I have right now. I'm not versed enough to know the difference between the two:

Here is what I already have and can just use in my new PC: (I have this x3, so 24 GB total)

Here is what I was thinking of ordering:

One is quad channel and the other is dual channel. That's the only difference I can see. My MoBo doesn't say anything about quad channel support, although it does say dual channel. Does this mean the RAM I selected (new purchase) is not compatible with my MoBo?
Yes your old RAM will work, but it will be more efficient to use ram in multiples of two on a dual channel board, though you probably wouldn't notice a huge difference.