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Different RAM Manufacturers ok?

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August 27, 2010 3:13:05 PM

Hi chaps, first post and a little help required please.
I've searched the forums and it appears ok to have two different RAM manufacturers on the same mobo, I'm about to upgrade to Win7 64bit and already have 2x 1gb sticks of this: OCZ DDR2 PC2-6400 Platinum Revision 2 Dual Channel 800mhz. Along with the Win 7 upgrade I also ordered these: Crucial 4GB Kit (2x2GB) DDR2 800MHz/PC2-6400 Memory CL6 1.8V

Now I *presume* that because they are both PC2-6400 and 800mhz they should work just fine alongside each other? I just need a touch of clarification from some more experienced users if you will, last thing I wanna do is fry the RAM slots or something!
Many Thanks

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a b } Memory
August 27, 2010 3:18:10 PM

Whats the voltage on the original sticks?
the new ones may have different requirements to the old, and mismatching volts wouldn't be too good imo
Moto
August 27, 2010 3:22:13 PM

1.9 - 2.1 Volts according to their website
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a b } Memory
August 27, 2010 3:43:46 PM

Hmm, thats quite a difference imo, you may have to fiddle your voltages manually in bios to find the sweetspot for both, I'm no voltage guru, but I would try and find some thats same rating to be safe,
hopefully a more informed member could shed a little more light on things for you though,
Moto
August 27, 2010 4:07:50 PM

aahhok thanks mate, I'll await someone else but thanks for pointing that out :) 
a b } Memory
August 27, 2010 4:10:44 PM

No problem,
Sorry I cant help more but I'm kinda newish to all this myself,built my first system in january,
but I'm learning as I go along, and theres so much to learn hehe :) 
Moto
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