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With the recent fire and projected skyrocketing of RAM I feel like I should fill up my sockets before prices get even more insane.

I have a kit of Corsair Vengeance 2 x 4GB 1866 sticks. This kit is quite expensive when compared to what G.Skill has to offer.

How bad is it to mix RAM these days? Is it worth the $15 saved or not?

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Matt
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I don't think mixed ram runs quite as good as matching ram, but I have 2x2GB and 1x2gb of different ddr2 ram in another pc that works just fine.
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I don't think mixed ram runs quite as good as matching ram, but I have 2x2GB and 1x2gb of different ddr2 ram in another pc that works just fine.

I agree, I'm pretty sure you will loose some performance. I have ran different sticks just fine with each other in cheaper rigs that I have had in the past.
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