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Is this mixture safe? (RAM)
Dec 14, 2012, 11:46 PM
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
Dec 15, 2012
Dec 15, 2012
Dec 15, 2012, 12:11 AM
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.
Dec 15, 2012, 12:16 AM
Sounds like a plan. Thanks
Do you think it is worth it to get DDR3-1866 & PC315000 ?
I was looking at these,
I want to stick with Patriot just because I haven't had any problems with the current sticks.
Patriot Sector 5 Ram
Ram with bad sector, still use?
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Dec 15, 2012, 12:20 AM
Not worth it, IMO, as these are cheaper and perform just as well:
This is not to say that that is not a good kit, but the RAM I linked is godlike and super cheap.
Dec 15, 2012, 12:22 AM
1600MHz sort of looks to be the sweet spot on price/performance.
Dec 15, 2012, 12:23 AM
Alright. Thanks for the help!
Dec 15, 2012, 12:24 AM
Best answer selected by lghost.
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