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Mixing ram sizes???

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I currently have 4GB(2x2) of ram and want to upgrade it , I'm using dual channel mode which is all what my Mobo got.
I'm uncertain if i replace a 2GB ram with a 4GB one from a different manufacturer but same voltage rating would work so~~~
yep i really need help
THANKS IN ADVANCE
post #2 of 3
It would work fine, but you would loose dual channel capability. This would actually slow things down more than the extra RAM would help speed things up. If you need more, its highly recommended that you get a whole new kit. Anyways, 8GB isn't that expensive now. thumb.gif
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Yeah, just get 8GB of the samsung miracle ram and call it a day.
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Yin&Yang
(19 items)
 
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7 4820K Gigabyte X79 UP4 GTX 660 (waiting for new AMD cards) Samsung green  
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingOS
Adata SP900  Seagate 2TB hard drive (the power of 1 edition)  Custom WC Loop Linux (various versions) 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
Samsung SyncMaster T240HD Coolermaster XT Green switches XFX 1000w Corsair 800D 
MouseMouse PadAudioAudio
Razer Naga Epic 2014 edition Razer Vespula Stax Lambda Nova Classic Custom DIY DAC 
AudioAudioOther
300b PP monoblocks Snell J3 NZXT Hue 
CPUCPUMotherboardGraphics
8 core xeon E6 @ 3.5ghz 8 core xeon E6 @ 3.5ghz EVGA X99 SR?  AMD 390x 
GraphicsRAMHard DriveCooling
AMD 390x 128 GB ECC DDR4  1TB PCI-e SSD Custom WC Loop 
OSMonitorKeyboardPower
Linux 16:10 Samsung PLS 4K monitor Corsair RGB keyboard with custom cherry MX supe... EVGA 1600 watt titanium  
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Caselabs Magnum STH10 DIY my own mouse Snell J 3 
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