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Can different brands of ram run together in dual channel despite diff. rated speeds?

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I have 3 DIMMs of corsair XMS3 RAM and 1 DIMM of Corsair Vengeance RAM. All are rated for 1.5v, all have the same timings (9-9-9-24) but the Vengeance RAM is rated for a speed of 1600Mhz, where the XMS3 is rated for 1333Mhz.
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yes, but it will run at the lowest frequency present within the system, so if one set is only capable of 1333MHz the 1600MHz will have to downclock... however the native 1333 might be able to overclock to 1600MHz if they're half decent
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The generic xms3 will hold everything back as it more than likely won't run at 1600.
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