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Two different models, two different timings, can I get them to work together?

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Lemme rephrase, I got 6 gigs of dominators set at 1800Mhz, and the timings are 8-8-8-24. If I took one 2gb stick of my off-brand RAM (to make an even 8gb) and set it at the same speed and timings as the dominators, will it work without issues?
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I would only say it's a possibility. As those are the 4 most popular, and advertized timings, there are many more that could possibly be incapable, but until you try, thats a hard one to answer. Even if they do work together, you may, or may not have stability issues.

But, as I said, since you already have em, might as well try!

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I would only say it's a possibility. As those are the 4 most popular, and advertized timings, there are many more that could possibly be incapable, but until you try, thats a hard one to answer. Even if they do work together, you may, or may not have stability issues.

But, as I said, since you already have em, might as well try!

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I guess I might as well try. But if it doesn't work is there any specific reason? Architecture or something?
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Most commonly the reason is a different batch of IC's used in the 2 different sets of memory.
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Most commonly the reason is a different batch of IC's used in the 2 different sets of memory.
Well I did previously use all 6 sticks ( 3 dominators and 3 off-brands) and I did have dissapearing RAM issues with it. It was kind of off and on, sometimes it would show up as 12gb sometime only 10 or 8gb. But then again I never changed the timings.
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Well, since you already have em, it cant hurt to see, huh!
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