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Old 08-06-2005, 07:13 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I have 2x 256 mb of corsair memory, im ordering a 1 gb stick of ocz, they are both the same ddr 3200, will i still be able to overclock the fsb, ive heard there might be trouble with that.

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Old 08-06-2005, 07:21 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Someone told me not to do that. Also, I don't think its good either.

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Old 08-06-2005, 07:58 PM   #3 (permalink)
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You should have even numbers of the same sized sticks.
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Old 08-06-2005, 10:02 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Since they both can be pushed to a different level, you will definately end up in a conflict. Just sell your old sticks.
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Old 08-06-2005, 10:34 PM   #5 (permalink)
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not only that but a weird amount like 1.5gb isn't going to want to OC very well not to mention the mismatch in brands and abilities.

when trying to seriously OC RAM I'd never go above 1gb
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Old 08-07-2005, 08:07 AM   #6 (permalink)
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if i get the same brand can i overclock them, the only difference would be the size?
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Old 08-08-2005, 04:32 AM   #7 (permalink)
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you can overclock if you have 2 brands but not as well beacause one might max out at 408 while the other can keep going to 450 also they might like differant amount of voltage so that might be a prob

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