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2 Types of RAM - A good upgrade?

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hi guys

was just wondering about upgrading my RAM.

i currently have 2GB of RAM (corsair) on a x64 Vista System. can be found here http://www.scan.co.u...ProductID=16500

However i want to take full advantage of the memory support of x64, i have seen some very cheap OCZ ram 4GB here http://www.ebuyer.com/product/146049

i know the latency timings are slightly off, but would having 6GB of RAM from 2 different companies be worse than have 1 type of RAM from 1 company?????

i am soley thinking of speed/performance gains - not RAM capacity gains

Thanks in advance

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A more pertinent question would be how many slots does your motherboard have. If you don't have enough slots it's a fruitless upgrade.
In theory two different brands of memory with different timings shouldn't be a problem. In practice, its generally not a good idea however the faster stuff should slow down to match the slower stuff, again in theory. A lot is dependent on the board more than anything else.
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