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Is this mixture safe? (RAM)

Hey I built my computer a few years ago with 4 GB (2 modules) of "Sector 5" G Series PC3-10666 1333 MHZ

I'm going to get a new video card tomorrow and figured I would grab the other 4GB while I'm at Microcenter. They no longer have the exact ram but they do have,

"G Series 'Sector 5' edition 4GB DDR3-1600 (PC-12800) CL9 Dual Channel Desktop Memory Kit (Two 2GB Memory Modules)"

Can I combine these two with no ill effects?

Thanks in advance
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    In most cases they will work together but if you want to be sure why not get 2x4GB (problem free) and sell of your old sticks on ebay.
  2. Sounds like a plan. Thanks

    Do you think it is worth it to get DDR3-1866 & PC315000 ?

    I was looking at these, http://www.microcenter.com/product/396999/Intel_Extreme_Masters_Viper_3_8GB_DDR3-1866_(PC3-15000)_CL_9_Desktop_Memory_Kit_(Two_4GB_Memory_Modules)

    I want to stick with Patriot just because I haven't had any problems with the current sticks.
  3. Not worth it, IMO, as these are cheaper and perform just as well:
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820147096
    This is not to say that that is not a good kit, but the RAM I linked is godlike and super cheap.
  4. 1600MHz sort of looks to be the sweet spot on price/performance.
  5. Alright. Thanks for the help!
  6. Best answer selected by lghost.
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