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overclocking 1.5 gig

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Im new to overclocking and wondering can i use different types of ram when overclocking like same speed but different size or same size different speed
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Mixed RAM will likely cause troubles, unless you put it in a heavy divider (i.e. let RAM run slow compared to CPU).

The issue is that in either case, the characteristics of the RAM sticks are different, in particular timings.

It's not a good idea.
    
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