My board says on the website that it supports 1.5v for ram so my question is this...
I want to put the two different brands together so that i will have 12gb of ram everything matches up except for the voltage which makes me worried because
- My board "says" that it supports 1.5v not 1.65v
- They are two different brands
- The voltages are off
So does it matter that the ram is 1.65v? Will it hurt my board in the long run? And is it even a good idea to mix match them?
Your link went to the SR2 1.25v Sniper, not the SR(1) 1.5v Sniper that dark purchased. The SR page does list some 890 chipset boards.
I wouldn't be worried about the board working with 1.65v RAM. I'd be worried about running the Sniper 1.5v RAM at 1.65v. Your existing OCZ RAM likely won't run at rated speed at 1.5v, so you'd have to try running the new RAM at 1.65v and I don't recommend that.
Instead, I recommend running the Sniper kit only and selling your OCZ kit. The vast majority of users don't need more than 8GB of RAM anyway.
ok how much do you think i could get for the ocz ram because i read that not to many people like ocz ram... and when he sent me to the wrong link and i read that it wasn't compatible i about fainted from buying the wrong ram but after a little investigation i realized he posted the wrong link.