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2 different pairs of ram in dual channel MB

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February 18, 2011 1:22:38 PM

right now I'm running 2 sticks of corsair xms2 pro 1GB ram(the older set with the activity lights), and I was wondering if I could still run these with 2 new sticks of xms2 2GB sticks?

here is new set that I have bought

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February 22, 2011 9:24:20 PM

that would depend on your OS.. XP only sees 4gig. anything more than that you just an exercise in futility.

Also, they have to ALL be matched pairs. Thats really quite important :D 
February 22, 2011 10:45:46 PM

well i'm running 7 ultimate, i already got the ram and put the new sticks in the 1st channel and put the older set in the 2nd, i saw that the older set was just sitting there doing nothing so i'v taking them out :)  thanks for replying anyway
February 22, 2011 10:46:08 PM

Best answer selected by davcamis.