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Old 08-12-2007, 08:58 PM   #1
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Default mxing a single 512mb stick with a 1gb stick???

just like the title says, can i mix a 512mb stick of wintec ampo ram with a 1gb stick of patriot extreme performance ram. The cas latency on the wintec ram is 5, and its 4 on the patriot ram. Both rams are ddr2 800, and the patriot is dual channel, but idk if the wintec is, i'm pretty sure it is. The mobo has 4 slots for ram.

So can it be done??
will it do any damage or disable anything?
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Old 08-12-2007, 09:02 PM   #2
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Of course it can. The only disadvantage is that if your voard has Dual Channel functions, it will be off, due to size of sticks. Nothing to really die.
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the performance of 1.5gb of ram greatly outnumbers the cons...
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Old 08-12-2007, 10:13 PM   #4
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alright thanks!
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Default Re: mxing a single 512mb stick with a 1gb stick???

Ya that should work just fine
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Old 08-13-2007, 05:34 PM   #6
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Default Re: mxing a single 512mb stick with a 1gb stick???

one more question, it doesnt matter where i put the ram, right?
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Old 08-13-2007, 05:35 PM   #7
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Default Re: mxing a single 512mb stick with a 1gb stick???

well of course it needs to go in the ram slots but it dosent matter which one goes in which
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