Take the 2-minute tour ×
Super User is a question and answer site for computer enthusiasts and power users. It's 100% free, no registration required.

I have bought two memory kits, each having three DDR3 modules for triple-channel setup. Looking at the memory modules serial stickers, I couldn’t find a clue about how to identify, that the modules in the 1 kit have some serial marker that they go in kit

I ask because it could happen that they get mixed (or there were already multiple dual-channel modules installed). Is there a way to identify which modules are from the original kit, in order to be able to match them correctly again? Would posting their serial numbers help?

Because I bought two kits at once could all six actually be the same? That is, compatible even if they are mixed?

The serial/product numbers on the modules were either all the same, or completely different, so no hint to identify if the modules belong to only one box.

share|improve this question
add comment

2 Answers

You can download CPU-Z and read out all your information including serialnumbers of your RAMs. However, it probably shouldn't matter if you mix those.

enter image description here

share|improve this answer
add comment

You can identify RAM by checking for a K-number near the end of the serial.

share|improve this answer
    
KVR1333D3D4R9SK3/24GI is the kit ordering merchant SKU, the K3 just means its kit of 3 modules, but this same SKU will be kept as long the module is sold, the question is, having 2 such kits with same batch, all 6 modules are compatible and can be mixed? or is there something that differs those 2 kits, and if it matters, if there is some flag, label that can be a guide to identoify original pieces together –  kimic Feb 21 '12 at 12:31
add comment

Your Answer

 
discard

By posting your answer, you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.