Dell Inspiron 1525 (Mix Memory)

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Dell Inspiron 1525 (Mix Memory)

Post#1 by Jack » 22 Jun 2016, 20:55

Can you mix memory what I mean is 2GB PC2-5300 and a 2GB PC2-6400. I don't want any problem's. So can anyone tell if it will work or not? I know it will run at PC2-5300 speed.
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Re: Mix Memory

Post#2 by donald » 22 Jun 2016, 21:21

Hi Jack

Modules with different speeds (clock rates) can be used but the motherboard will then run all memory modules at the speed of the slowest module.
Some motherboards have compatibility issues when attempting to use them in dual-channel mode.
For this reason, it is generally advised to use identical pairs of memory modules.

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Re: Mix Memory

Post#3 by Jack » 23 Jun 2016, 20:17

I now have 2 - 2GB PC2-6400 total 4GB. I can't believe how better it runs.
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