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Hi,
I currently have Kingston 4GB (2x2GB) DDR3 1600MHz HyperX Plug N Play Memory Kit CL9 1.5V, I will be ordering some more memory for my system in the next day or two and wondered if I could mix it with Kingston 8GB (2x4GB) DDR3 1600MHz HyperX Plug N Play Memory Kit CL9 1.5V. My system specs are in my signature area below.

Are there any possible problems I could encounter from an overclocking perspective, e.g. VCCIO/VTT being increased to make it work properly with the extra memory (VCCIO/VTT is currently set at 1.15v)?

Thanks.

EDIT: I forgot to mention that both sets of memory are same timings.
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You could definately run into problems. It's always reccommended to use the same type of ram modules. I would just use the 8gig kit and sell the 4 gig kit.
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You could definately run into problems. It's always reccommended to use the same type of ram modules. I would just use the 8gig kit and sell the 4 gig kit.
I see, well I already have the 2 x 2GB one I mentioned, so to save money wouldn't I be better off just buying another set of 2 x 2GB to make the system have a total of 8GB? Or am I missing something?
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i would run it and see whats up.

differant sized moduals arent a thang. alot of oem builders, dell hp etcetc. do this and stick 2x512 and 2x2gb etc.
     
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Same timings, same voltages. Sounds like to me the only realistic issue you might run into is stressing the memory controller if you're using all DIMMs--but that really shouldn't hold you back if it functions. Just try it and see. I'd be willing to bet you won't have any problems.
    
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