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Old 12-15-2011, 01:21 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I recently upgraded my RAM from 4GB(2x2GB) to 8GB (2x4GB). It's the same exact RAM only one is 4GB total and one is 8GB total. I currently have the 2x4GB sticks in to make 8GB but I was wondering if I can combine the other 2x4GB RAM sticks to make 12GB?

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Old 12-15-2011, 06:18 PM   #2 (permalink)
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They should probably work.

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Old 12-16-2011, 06:53 AM   #3 (permalink)
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odds are you'll hardly use the 8 Gb, let along the 12. i dont think it will hurt.
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Old 12-19-2011, 07:06 AM   #4 (permalink)
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The only question is whether your motherboard will support it. There are various programs you can use to check how much you can use, and how many slots there are.
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