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Ok so I've already got 8gb of Corsair Vengance Arctic White LP which runs @ 1.35v.
http://www.overclockers.co.uk/showproduct.php?prodid=MY-311-CS&tool=3

To fit with my colour scheme I was thinking of ordering another 2 sticks of the black LP ram which runs @ 1.5v along with an ASRock Extreme 3 Gen 3
http://www.overclockers.co.uk/showproduct.php?prodid=MY-307-CS&groupid=701&catid=8&subcat=1517

What I'm wondering is will I run into any problems having 2 different sets of ram? Also I know I most likely wont need the extra 8gb but I just want it to look pretty biggrin.gif

Cheers in advance,
Stu
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Well the blacks won't run 1600 at 1.35v, so I wouldn't do it.
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Will the whites run at 1.5v safely?
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Should, but just get the whites and paint the spreaders.
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Should, but just get the whites and paint the spreaders.

this ^ and give them a light coat of black paint smile.gif
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Cheers folks rather than take the chance of them not working I think I'll just whip out the spray cans biggrin.gif Is there much of a chance that I can do some damage when removing the heat spreaders?
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the whites will run fine at 1.5v
whats wrong your you ppl?
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Originally Posted by redhat_ownage View Post

the whites will run fine at 1.5v
whats wrong your you ppl?

Probably right..
But why not get matching kits, this way future overclocking won't be limited to whatever the higher voltage kit can reach.
In my experience Corsair bins pretty aggressively, the 1.5v kit may not reach 1866 at decent vdimm/timings.

Of course this is all moot if 1600 is all he wants.
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Cheers folks rather than take the chance of them not working I think I'll just whip out the spray cans biggrin.gif Is there much of a chance that I can do some damage when removing the heat spreaders?

there is if you just try and force them off.. i hear freeze them first then carefully remove them smile.gif
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