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Mixing RAMs question...

Hi, simple question, can I mix 2 2gb RAM 1600 Mhz with 1 4gb RAM 1333 MHz??? (all the same timings)

I know I wont get the 1600 MHz but I'm improving my PC and I want to know if I can keep all 3 memories connected until I buy 2 more 2gb 1600 MHz memories...

thanks :D
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    Its better not to mix, but it mostly works fine.

    It will just clock the 1600MHz to 1333MHz.

    That's all : )
  2. There will not be any visible improvement between those speeds.

    Maybe 1 more RAM stick of the same 1333MHz RAM would be better for u.

    U can always try to overclock it to 1600MHz.

    It fairly easy these days.
  3. I think my motherboard doesn't support RAM OC it's an ASUS P8H77-V LE...

    That is what I'm trying to decide... I have not bought the RAM yet, should I buy 1 4Gb 1333 MHz instead of the 2x 2GB 1600? is there any real improvement between the 1333 and 1600? I was planning to finally have 4x 2Gb 1600MHz, should I keep my 4gb memory and get another 1333MHz 4gb one?
  4. Whats your CPU?
  5. U could get this RAM

    G.SKILL Sniper Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 2133 (PC3 17000) Desktop Memory Model F3-17000CL11D-8GBSR
    $59.99
    Your Price: $49.99
    With Promo Code
    EMCNCJN43

    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820231519&nm_mc=EMC-IGNEFL071012&cm_mmc=EMC-IGNEFL071012-_-EMC-071012-Index-_-DesktopMemory-_-20231519-L04D

  6. RAM speed comparison - We're looking at a less than 2% difference from the fastest to the slowest.


  7. great memory, great price, saddly I'm from Chile and I don't think newegg ship to this country, and if they do, I think the price will be a lot higher. Here the price of that is around $100 so I think you will understand that my pocket is far away from the real good stuff :D

    ...That's the reason that I'm buying one of those options that I said... and my CPU is an Intel i5 3450 3.1Ghz
  8. Yeah, they don't ship.
  9. thanks anyway for that benchmark, I'll just buy another 1333MHz 4Gb...
  10. It will do fine for u.
  11. what do the numbers mean? mine say on them 10-10-10-27? 2x 8Gb DDR3, 1600MHz, 1.5v.
    and how do you overclock ram?
    cheers.
    Gaz.
    :D
  12. gotcha. so mine are slow. lol! :sarcastic:

    :D
  13. ginja-ninja said:
    gotcha. so mine are slow. lol! :sarcastic:

    :D

    Hi there, I have opened thread in your name. Its your thread now, so take care of it : )
    http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/316091-30-overclock

    Its better to discuss your questions there, so this thread will not confuse anybody, especially MashGM : )
  14. cheers man! (sorry for the thread hijack)

    :D
  15. Best answer selected by MashGM.
  16. Good luck!
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