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Windows 7: Can these two brands of memory play nicely together?

13 Sep 2009   #21

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Windows 7 Ult x64 - SP1/ Windows 8 Pro x64

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by skunksmash View Post
the config you describe in the OP will work, but the corsair sticks will default to CL6 & you'll only be running ''single channel''

the CL5 sticks should run CL6 without a problem, matching sticks are always preferred but not a necessity, vista & 7 prefer quantity rather than quality, so running single channel wont really affect performance that much.

ive mixed hundreds of named branded & white label sticks together with 0 issues.

Hey, thanks for that info.

Haven't mixed RAM too much, just wanted some input from someone that has.

Thank you,

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03 Nov 2009   #22

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Windows 7 Ult x64 - SP1/ Windows 8 Pro x64

Well I finally got the RAM installed.

Just got it today, long story....

2X1GB Hyundai Electronics
Speed: 400 MHz (DDR2 PC2 6400)
Memory Timings: 6-6-6-18-24 at 400MHz, at 1.8 volts

2X2GB Crucial
Speed: 400 MHz (DDR2 PC2 6400)
Memory Timings: 6-6-6-18 at 400MHz,at 1.8 volts

Now I have 6GB and everything is running great.
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