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Can I mix a 4x4 and 4x8 kits of ram?

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Hey guys,

I got a Corsair Vengeance 4x4gig 2400mhz ram of ram on amazon, then I found a Corsair Vengeance 4x8gb 2400mhz kit of ram on ebay that I got for a great price, and I was wondering if I can use both kits of ram on my Asus X99-a mobo for a total of 48gigs of ram? Will the mobo not like the mismatched ram?

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Yea you can run it, with them being the same speed it makes it alot better, just put the kits together in dual channel. so 2 on one side 2 on the other for each kit. the manual will tell you how they are setup to put them in. will work just fine. you can just throw them all in no care and it would work but board might not be as happy tongue.gif lol. hope this helps. any questions feel free to ask away lol.
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so 2 of each on each side?


4 | 8 | 4 | 8 CPU 8 | 4 | 8 | 4




^ like that?
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Yup but i'd do the 8gb sticks first then do the 4gb sticks. Looked up the manual and put this together. red is the 8gb sticks 4gb go in the rest. i dont think it matters really but OCD for the win haha. hope this helps biggrin.gif

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