memory upgrade

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memory upgrade

my msi z87-g41 pc mate motherboard  is dual channel so it has two blue and two black slots i have 4gb of memory the two blue slots are occupied by two sticks which i'm assuming is 4gb(2x2gb) I wanna upgrade to 8gb my question is if i were to buy a single 8 gig stick and put it in one of the black slots would that work and would it give me a total of 12 gb memory?

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Crucial Employee

Re: memory upgrade

Hello lgb1268,


Thank you for your question. 


I have had a look in to this system for you.  This model can support a total of 64GB of memory over 4 memory slots.  The memory does not need to be in matched pairs which means you can add a single 8GB module no problem at all.


You can see all the compatible memory modules on our website here:


We do also have a great guide and support section on our website here:


If you do have any other questions at all, please don't hesitate to ask. 

Crucial_Junket, Crucial Moderator, UK

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