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can i use 2 different rams at the same time?

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i've been using this http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820231303 ram for a while now and i wanted to get a pair of this one, but i bought a ram for my brother which he didnt use at all. i just wanna know if i use 2 kinds of ram, will it damage my computer? i know it will not run on the same speed and it will affect my oc aswell but the important is the safety of my pc.. biggrin.gif

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820231303 and this http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820104141
    
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You could run that and something Dell puked up as long as it's all DDR3.
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It won't kill your pc, but it will run like crap.

Just make sure they are the same timings and volts wink.gif
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personally i would just get the same kit, but thats just me.. i dont think using both thosse kits would damage your rig as DDR3 is DDR3 smile.gif
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It wont damage your PC but if it does work, the ram speed and timings will default to the lowest specs. You will also have a devil of time trying to OC the ram... if at all.
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As long as you don't OC them and just leave the settings on AUTO in the BIOS, then you shouldn't have any problems using the kits together.
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It will be fine, just shoot for the same timings and voltage, like bodycount said.
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ty. +rep

No problem man. I'm running a set of g.skill sinpers and a set of corsair vengeance right now, runs great, just fyi.
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