Question Will these two ram modules work together?

May 2, 2019
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Hello everyone,

I've been wanting to upgrade from my 1 x 8gb stick of hyper x fury 2666mhz ram (https://uk.pcpartpicker.com/product/yBZ2FT/kingston-memory-hx426c15fb8) for a while now, but can't find any model that is similar to mine online as they all seem to have been replaced by a newer model.

I've finally found a stick which I've made a reasonable offer on, on ebay here (https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/254541418458 ), but it seems to be slightly different, i.e it has an xmp profile. I looked up the model number and it's part of an alienware computer.

It has the same heat spreader, and I am aware that it won't operate at the 2933 mhz if it worked with my 2666 mhz module; but aside from that, would my pc boot? I know ram is quite picky so I wanted to see what everyone else thinks, as I ideally don't want to have to buy a whole new 16gb kit in order to upgrade from 8 if I can help it.

Thanks very much :)
 

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