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Old 07-21-2019, 10:47 PM
Magnus101 Magnus101 is offline
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Default Is it single or double Ranked?

Are the memories in this
(your standard 8 Gb X2 So-dimm 2400 Mhz modules)
Single rank or double rank?

It is really important since I will upgrade an existing laptop with an 8 GB single rank memory module.
That is : Buy ONE of these memory sticks separately to upgrade a laptop and insert the new Corsair module in the other slot (and make it work in dual channel, if possible)!

And, yes, I know you will say "Only buy compatible memory in pairs".
But if I try to match as similar memory modules the chance is that it will work and that it will also work with double channel speed (as long as I don't mix single and double rank memories).
I have already checked the specs of the memory with CPU-Z (latencies, ranks etc)
Many have done it before and my specific laptop is also very generous when mixing modules according to other sites.
(And if it doesn't work, I can still buy another one the exact same type since they are cheap anyway)
But first I wanna be sure to buy one memory stick that is single rank to begin with (to get better odds!)

Edit : Never mind!
Found another memory brand that actually displayed what type of memory they had, single rank and X8.

If manufacturers actually show important specs, then they sell more!

It is totally bewildering that you (like Corsair) would leave out such important details, when you know that many laptop manufacturers supply the laptops with just one memory stick where it is extremely important to know if it is single or double rank, X8 or x16, if you wanna add another one!

Last edited by Magnus101; 07-22-2019 at 02:17 PM.
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single rank, so-dimm

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