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Windows 7: Ram compatibility

01 May 2011   #1

Windows 7 Premium x64
Ram compatibility

Hi I was looking at adding ram into my computer. I was just wondering if I have to use the exact same ram or can I use different brands?
I know already that they should be the same mhz.
What else should I be aware of?

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01 May 2011   #2
A Guy

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Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1

You really want your ram to match. Not only speed and frequency, but they should ideally be the exact same model. You can mix speeds, and they will work at the lowest speed. But if you are looking to add more, get the same as what you have already. if you are looking to upgrade, prices are generally good enough to just replace what you have with matched dimms. A Guy
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