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Will there be any consequence with running 2 different RAM speeds?

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3 years ago#1
e.g. one stick is clocked at 667Mhz and the other at 800Mhz. Also, If I were to later change to both sticks being 800Mhz, would I have to do anything else to make sure both slots run at 800Mhz?
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3 years ago#2
If you mix and match, the higher clocked sticks will run at the speed of the lowest clocked stick.
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3 years ago#3
Indeed. you're crippling the speed to the lowest common denominator
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3 years ago#4
is it even noticeable say if you have 8 gigs?
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3 years ago#5
AsucaHayashi posted...
is it even noticeable say if you have 8 gigs?


If it's 800 to 667 maybe, but 1600 to 1333 not really any noticeable change.
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