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Different RAM makers in same mobo?

Discussion in 'Motherboards & Memory' started by Dizman7, Jan 22, 2006.

  1. Dizman7 New Member

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    First off I don't think I worded this thread right so let me explain. I'm planning on building a dual-core system soon but I'm looking to save as much money as I can too.

    Currently in my 754 system I have two 512MB Muskin PC3200 stick with 3-4-4-8 timings. I plan on having 2GB of ram in this new system. So I was thinking to save money on the new system I would use those muskins I have (cause PC3200 is still the highest AMD systems take right?) and get another two 512MB sticks.

    My question is should I try and get the EXACT same sticks or could I use another maker or timings? Would that screw anything up, especially when going to overclock the cpu? Or would the extra cost (about $90 more for 2x1GB vs 2x512MB) be worth it for less hassle when coming to overclock?
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    It's always best to match your RAM, however unless you don't really care and aren't planning on overclocking I would get some overclocking ram with some nice low latencies.
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    Get a 2x1gb

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