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Mixing RAM Modules question

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PzSniper    3

Hi,

 

Currently i own 16GB of this ram 

 

F4-3200C16D-16GTZ

Trident Z
DDR4-3200MHz CL16-16-16-36 1.35V
16GB (2x8GB)

https://www.gskill.com/product/165/168/1536199345/F4-3200C14D-16GTZTrident-ZDDR4-3200MHz-CL14-14-14-34-1.35V16GB-(2x8GB)

 

i would like to add another 16GB BUT the same module its quite expensive now... can i buy this one instead?

 

F4-3200C16D-16GIS

Aegis DDR4
DDR4-3200MHz CL16-18-18-38 1.35V
16GB (2x8GB)

https://www.gskill.com/product/165/185/1567584549/F4-3200C16D-16GIS-Overview

 

Got a discount on this kit.

 

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adrynalyne    13,943

Probably but you might end up with dual channel or stability issues and your ram will only run as fast as the slowest stick. 
 

It will probably be fine. 

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Mindovermaster    3,693

It will probably work, but not work to it's full portential. After the P4 days, I never mixed RAM.

 

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farmeunit    699

What those guys said.  I have a friend with some mixed RAM, but they're different speeds, also.  It works fine for the most part, but he has issues with certain software reading it correctly.  Some say 8GB, some 16GB.

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Mockingbird    2,990

I would get one with the same timing and same latency.

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Circaflex    3,640

You'll be fine, the timings on your first set will loosen as your BIOS is most likely set to default. It also depends on some other factors within your system, but you wont have any issues.

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PzSniper    3

OK, thank you for all your answers i'll save for the same stick then

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