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User Info: Elfergos

Elfergos
3 years ago#1
What happens when you mix RAM sticks of a different frequency, does the BIOS just set the it to the lower clock?

User Info: Shub

Shub
3 years ago#2
Yep.
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User Info: Smakkyoface

Smakkyoface
3 years ago#3
manually set the frequencies to see if the others will overclock.
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User Info: Elfergos

Elfergos
3 years ago#4
Smakkyoface posted...
manually set the frequencies to see if the others will overclock.


TBH I don't think I would waste the money trying it, I have 8GB running at 1600MHz which is happy enough for the time being.

User Info: WyzeGye

WyzeGye
3 years ago#5
as long as you don't mess with voltage, you have nothing to worry about.

give it a shot.
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Boge
3 years ago#6
Worst case scenario is it just won't work.
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User Info: DarkZV2Beta

DarkZV2Beta
3 years ago#7
As long as you don't go over 1.975v, your memory will not be damaged. That's part of Jedec standard.
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