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I just purchased 4GB OCZ Reaper DDR2 6400(2x2GB Sticks) to go along with my current 2GB OCZ Reaper DDR2 6400(2x1GB Sticks), to make the total RAM amount 6GBs. I'm currently using XP32, but I plan on upgrading to Vista64 once my RAM gets here. Do you think I will have any stability issues from mixing ram sizes(even though I'll use corresponding sizes in each RAM channel)? I noticed most people who post here usually use 4GB or 8GB, so I thought I might as well ask what you guys think.
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As long as their the same speed, you shouldn't have any issues.
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There shouldn't be any problems as log as you keep them at stock.
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if you are overclocking you may not get as high as your system is now
    
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There won't be compatibulilty issues, but I suggest you buy another 4 gb (2x2) and sell your 2x1 kit. You haven't experienced 64 buy vista until you've used 8gb of ram.
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I red screened o' death a few times in Crysis with Ballstix and my current G.Skills totalling 6GB.

I found out that the ballstix was pulling the G.skill to 1150MHz, and it didn't like that very much.

Since your RAM is the same speed, you'll be fine. The 2GB sticks probably won't overclock as well though.
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