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Old December 4, 2013, 08:34 PM
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Default I mixed some RAM, should I be afraid?

So I bought these stick of RAM for $50, and I have added ONLY one of them so far to my PC.

The RAM seems to be working just fine, but I was looking around and I saw ppl saying that I shouldn't mix ram with different timings and frequencies.

What do you guys think about this?

My current specs can be seen below.
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Processor: Intel Core i5 2500K
Memory: G.SKILL Ripjaws X F3-12800CL9D-8GBXL 8GB
Video Card: Gigabyte Windforce 7950 OC
Hard Drives: Western Digital Caviar Black 1TB SATA3 6GB/S 7200RPM 64MB Cache 3.5IN Dual Proc Hard Drive OEM
Power Supply: Corsair Builder Series CMPSU-600CXV2 600W ATX
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Old December 4, 2013, 08:42 PM
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if anything it just wont post or wont be stable, i wouldn't worry about any real damage, it should just run at the frequency of the lowest stick if im not mistaken
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Old December 5, 2013, 07:55 AM
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You should be fine. The BIOS should simply set everything down to the lowest common denominator. If you've manually set your BIOS settings for RAM, that may be different.

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