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If I put a stick of 1gb 4200 in with 2gb of 6400 would it affect performance?

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I was wondering, i have a 1gb stick of g skill laying around and would it benefit me to add it too my ocz 2gb ddr2-800 sticks i have in right now will it give me better performance than my dual channel ocz xtc ddr2 800 alone ?

Just a lil confused
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Whilst you'll have more RAM it will be clocked at the slowest speed (533)
    
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IMHO you might have to downclock your ram to get this stick to work so that is a lost in my book so I would say no also bcuz OCZ FTW LOL
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All of the sticks will do the same timings though will it help my games to run 3gb with those speeds or should i run it 2gb at higher clocks on the ram? Which will benifit more?

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What If i took my 2gb Set of ddr2-667 ocz special ops and added it would it improve my fps significantly? or just overall performance?
    
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For gaming purposes, you're not going to see any gains going from 2GB to 3GB. If you're working on large Photoshop files or doing other RAM-heavy work having more would be better than having faster RAM - but as it stands, you've got plenty of memory for every game on the market.
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