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Wondering if it is possible to run three sticks of ram. I currently run two sticks of 4gb and I have an 8gb stick from a previous build that I would like to use. I thought I read some time ago that it may make my system unstable, can someone confirm that? I need the extra ram for photo editiong, 8gb isn't enough. The 8gb stick is of the same vendor and the same speed.
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Wondering if it is possible to run three sticks of ram. I currently run two sticks of 4gb and I have an 8gb stick from a previous build that I would like to use. I thought I read some time ago that it may make my system unstable, can someone confirm that? I need the extra ram for photo editiong, 8gb isn't enough. The 8gb stick is of the same vendor and the same speed.

Yes you can run all 3 together as long they are all the same speed and voltage but they will run in single channel and not in dual channel
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I see. Well, if I ran the 8gb and one 4gb then they would run in dual channel yes?
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you should be fine. it will just stop you from running in dual channel mode.
 
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