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My mobo only have 3 slots.. 2 x 512 samsung ddr sd ram has taken 2 slots and leaving 1 more. im plaining to get a ocz 1 gig stick. is it ok to mix and match? or should i buy a whole new set?
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It is Ok to have different brands of memory. Make sure it is the same type of memory, AKA DDR400, or DDR333. If you mix different speed memorys the computer will default to the lower speed. I have had a few computers that would not boot with 2 different brands of memory but that does not happen often. Usual cause of this is that the timing on the different sticks is not the same. Its always better to stick with one brand of memory in the computer.

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my friend told me you shouldnt mix and match brands becuase of stablitly? is that true? and as long its the same type of memory it will work right?
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I've heard stories of different brands of RAM not working well together, but I have never personally experienced a problem. In general, as long as they are the same type, they should work fine together.
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I have 256, 2 512, diferents brands,
I don't have any problems
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I've heard stories of different brands of RAM not working well together, but I have never personally experienced a problem. In general, as long as they are the same type, they should work fine together.

Depending of what brand you are using. I have 768MB of RAM on my Presario 5333CL (one of the stick is made by Kingston which is 512MB. And 256MB of it, im not sure which brand is it.) I have no problem with the RAM at all.
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