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    Will Crucial work with Corsair RAM ??

    I have a pair of 2GB Corsair XMS 6400 RAM in my Gigabyte GA-P35-S3L mobo, and Hicks is selling a similar pair here :
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    Should the Crucial work OK with the Corsair ?? Win7 64bit.

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    Re: Will Crucial work with Corsair RAM ??

    I don't see why not,unless they have hardware firmware which deactivates the competitors sticks when installed!!

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    Re: Will Crucial work with Corsair RAM ??

    Both companies would try to discourage you from mixing sticks, but there really shouldn't be any problem. So long as they both run at the same timings and voltages..

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    Re: Will Crucial work with Corsair RAM ??

    Quote Originally Posted by Hoonigan View Post
    So long as they both run at the same timings and voltages..
    That is the important bit - check the voltages

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    Re: Will Crucial work with Corsair RAM ??

    Ta very much

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    Re: Will Crucial work with Corsair RAM ??

    I am pretty sure they're 2.1v, possible 2V but i dont recall having issues running them at 1.9v.

    I will have a look tonight when i get home from work .
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    Re: Will Crucial work with Corsair RAM ??

    ta

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    Re: Will Crucial work with Corsair RAM ??

    My old DDR2 RAM had very tight timings so it ran at 2.1v.

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    Re: Will Crucial work with Corsair RAM ??

    G8ina i had a look and they are rated for 800mhz @ 4-4-4-12 @ 2.0V, if i recall correctly 2.1 was the norm for ddr2 and im fairly confident these ran at 1.95v easily for me! What voltage ratings are your sticks currently?
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    Re: Will Crucial work with Corsair RAM ??

    They are running at 1.89v set by the bios automatically. The other thing is for me to check if the XMS will run at 2.0 or 2.1 v... Thanks for bearing with me buddy

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    Re: Will Crucial work with Corsair RAM ??

    All sorted, I ran my own Corsair at 2.0v and it's fine.

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