Just How Bad is Mixing Memory?

22 févr. 2021
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  • I reordered same memory via serial number. suddenly the same ram is just single rank instead of the older dual rank modules

    oliknowoliknowIl y a 2 heures
  • this is the first time i ever heard about it? since the times of x286 was running 4 different sticks at a time

    tsartomatotsartomatoIl y a 4 heures
  • My dreams of owning a top of the Thread Ripper were dashed when I used their PC Builder. When the partial total hit over seven grand I stopped to reset things for something more in line with the reality of my wallet.

    IraQNidIraQNidIl y a 6 heures
  • Ty for this video, I have a 2933 hmz and I was researching like crazy if I could put in a 3200 mhz in next to it in dual channel. I'm not messing with xmp or anything like that either, so hopefully both will run at 1933 with the 3200 running a bit slower. I'll give it a go and in the off chance it doesn't work i'll just buy another matching stick and call it a day. Thank you again for doing these experiments.

    jasonjjj27jasonjjj27Il y a 9 heures
  • Meanwhile I have a total of 20G RAM in my system...

    ShaoShaoIl y a 9 heures
  • Does she work for you guys now?

    Captain WeirdCaptain WeirdIl y a 16 heures
  • can you do single rank vs dual rank ram?

    AndreiAndreiIl y a 17 heures
  • the takeaway: if you are an intel user why the hell are you running 3200 mhz ram???

    OdinAlgeronOdinAlgeronIl y a jour
  • I went to a pc hardware store once to buy some more ram for my pc and they just said putting anything in there is fine. They had a 2400mhz and a 2800mhz kit there. The ones in my PC were 2400mhz. so I bought the 2400mhz ones, because I always heard it's bad mixing. All DIMs are by crucial, so that probably was also good.

    IkxiIkxiIl y a jour
  • i had mismatched ram for years, 1 4gb and 1 8gb

    Teppo MultimäkiTeppo MultimäkiIl y a jour
    • @Thicc Noodles yea

      Teppo MultimäkiTeppo MultimäkiIl y a 16 heures
    • Ddr3?

      Thicc NoodlesThicc NoodlesIl y a 17 heures
  • TL;DW - Don't

    Bill SherryBill SherryIl y a jour
  • i had 8gb 300mz cast 16 from olay bought a corsair one and worked the saxt same worked perfect

    FN jacobFN jacobIl y a jour
  • I've just mixed 2 sticks of Corsair vengeance lpx 3200mhz and 2 Corsair vengeance 3600mhz and got it to run perfectly at 3200mhz. For anyone it may help, I set the speed to 3200mhz but the timings to the faster sticks of ram. Hey presto, works exactly as I needed. Oh and the 2 3200ghz sticks are hynix chips, the other two are Samsung. The tech god's have smiled upon me this day.

    Katan 13Katan 13Il y a jour
  • I ran for years 2 1600 Mhz DDR3 kits of 4 and 8 GB for a total of 12 GB with no issue whatsoever, even though people always got shocked at me for doing it

    Nicolò BertoccoNicolò BertoccoIl y a jour
  • I’m running slightly mismatched ram in my rig. 32gb of gskill 3200 4x8gb chips all from the flare x line but 2 different “kits” I can’t run them at the rated 3200mhz but it’s also a ryzen 2700x so I’m not THAT surprised. I just run it at 3000mhz and call it good enough. I have a feeling once I get my hands on a 3000 or 5000 ryzen I’ll be able to run it at the rated speeds or better. Better memory controller and such.

    Ben FilleyBen FilleyIl y a 2 jours
  • bought 4000mhz CL19 for 260bucks and they can only go up to around 4100mhz

    JianCheng LuJianCheng LuIl y a 2 jours
  • Okay so how does Glasswire compare to Wireshark?

    David SykesDavid SykesIl y a 2 jours
  • what if rams have about the same spec but just the branding is not same?

    miss barfin hljmiss barfin hljIl y a 2 jours
  • Reminds me of when I had a laptop with 2 SODIMM slots. I mixed RAM in it and that might have been what made RAM failures happen ONLY A YEAR after. Then I decided to use two of the same modules afterward.

    MelsbacksfriendMelsbacksfriendIl y a 3 jours
  • DON'T MIX IT - They Said 🤦 Regards from Europe from my Channel Bro's 😃✔️👍

    CZARNYEUCZARNYEUIl y a 3 jours
  • cool

    Rainul GamingRainul GamingIl y a 3 jours
  • My old pc has three different types of ram in it and it works just fine. Granted the only ram intensive thing I ever did was video editing with 720p proxy files.

    Hydrated BeansHydrated BeansIl y a 3 jours
  • It went from that girl wearing gloves to Linus‘a hands putting the ram in. Confusing

    Ryan HarrisRyan HarrisIl y a 3 jours
  • I downloaded more RAM and it worked fine with my physically installed RAM.

    david claggdavid claggIl y a 3 jours
  • Prople who uses 15gb ram by 8+4+2+1 be like: It's not THAT bad

    A_BugA_BugIl y a 3 jours
  • Love how there is a shot in the intro of somebody putting the ram in without gloves...

    ZiraxZiraxIl y a 3 jours
  • I have 4 different rams, all different speed and most different sizes. Still works

    dimentbargdimentbargIl y a 3 jours
  • i have 2 4gb and 2 2gb in dual ddr3 and more flexibilitie as my friend who only have 2 4gb...

    Jakafile SliderJakafile SliderIl y a 3 jours
  • anyone know what brand/model test bench that is?

    Kevin GuerretteKevin GuerretteIl y a 3 jours
  • I have 2 RAM Sticks DDR3 (4GB each= 8 GB in Dual Channel) what should I Buy to keep using them in the other 2 slots after replacing them...? I mean 2x8GB=16GB RAM will be in the Dual channel, should I/could I use the old ones to get better performance for other apps running in the background or something like that. Thanks in advance

    Eragon CranelEragon CranelIl y a 3 jours
  • with the music in the beginning I first thought this was some Coreteks video :'D

    Tusk ForceTusk ForceIl y a 3 jours
  • When will DDR5 ram come out?

    KahohKahohIl y a 3 jours
  • micro center really got those gpu (everyone else) DEAD

    Brendan RenaudBrendan RenaudIl y a 4 jours
  • This is super cool. What're the odds we'd ever see a Part 2 video with all this testing done on server-grade hardware instead, since it's so much more particular?

    zetecloverzetecloverIl y a 4 jours
  • Hi Madison!

    Rick DiasRick DiasIl y a 4 jours
  • Only annoyed that double-channel and single-channel aren't compatible in the same machine

    random doomslayer that dislikes animerandom doomslayer that dislikes animeIl y a 4 jours
  • PC doesn't start because of RAM? No problem, just insert an onahole into the case and make your own RGB lit glory hole!

    KuruGDIKuruGDIIl y a 4 jours
  • My brother had a 4 gig and a 16 gig module in his laptop and it never caused any problems

    Bushls HDBushls HDIl y a 4 jours
  • So, How bad could be mix 32GB Dual Channel HyperX(TM) FURY DDR4 XMP at 3400MHz AND Crucial 32GB Ballistix DDR4 3600 MHz UDIMM for a total of 64? :)

    Edgar PérezEdgar PérezIl y a 4 jours
  • My home "server" was running 3 different 4GB sticks of DDR3 RAM plucked from different old PCs me and my friends had lying around. 2 of them were 1333MHz (the CPU's maximum) and the other was 1600MHz. Didn't notice any issues with them. I'm guessing the system automatically underclocked the faster stick since the CPU couldn't handle it anyway.

    Leah96xxxLeah96xxxIl y a 4 jours
  • on my ancient computer did i have some problems with 4 sticks, 2 different models but same manufacturer and speed if i had the miss match in 1 and 3 or 2 and 4. but if i had the same on 1 and 3 and had the other pair on 2 and 4 did it work flawlessly and that is what i'm running to this day. the reason is what you described in the beginning, i had 16gb ram in 4 modules (don't at me, I built the system with 2x4gb cause of budget and later down the line did I want 16gb and because i found a great deal on the right make and model ram which made the leap from 8 to 16gb about 25% of the price to buy 2x8gb and replacing my 4gb sticks was it a no brainer to run 4x4gb) but one of the original ram sticks died 6 years after i built that computer and by that time wasn't it possible to get the same make and model again. I did some research and found the same make, speed and timing and the name was almost the same, only difference was that the text on the ram was blue instead of yellow, other than that did it look exactly the same as the kit that was already in my system. so i pulled the trigger and i encountered the problem stated earlier. one more of the yellow sticks have since died but I could just replace it with the other working yellow stick and things still work fine almost 10 years after i built that computer. i5 2500k @ 4.8ghz, 16gb ram, gtx1060 @2ghz.

    Isak sIsak sIl y a 4 jours
  • now try on an intel bench, bet you dont have half the issues

    PST TechPST TechIl y a 4 jours
  • I have 2 separate types of RAM for a total of 20gigs and I haven't had any problems.

    White NoiseWhite NoiseIl y a 4 jours
  • Download more Ram is the Solution

    R3DR3KTR3DR3KTIl y a 4 jours
  • Can we have a video with Madison and Anthony?

    emil medemil medIl y a 4 jours
  • I use my USB for extra ram.

    Vernon TrinhVernon TrinhIl y a 4 jours
  • I'v been running 2x4gb Corsair 3000 15 17 17 35 53 (micron A) with 2x8 Crucial 3000 15 16 16 35 69 (MIcron E) both overclocked at 3200 14 18 18 32 42 smoothly. on a x370 + 3800x. Probably could over even further If I had a x570

    二千十五Sephirotic二千十五SephiroticIl y a 4 jours
  • Now make a video on how bad it is to put 4 DIMMs on a dual channel board.

    gewinnstegewinnsteIl y a 4 jours
  • i didn't think it could be done anymore. we used to do it a lot back in the day and i had no issue. today, trying to put a samsung ram in a laptop that has a-tech stock ram will simply not work.

    Ebenezer ScroogeEbenezer ScroogeIl y a 4 jours
  • My Corsair dominator platinum rgb 2x 8Gb 3200 dont want oc, no single MHz and no CL down

    LEnoxyeLEnoxyeIl y a 4 jours
  • It's as deadly as Madison assembling a PC!

    SATHISH KUMARSATHISH KUMARIl y a 5 jours
  • i mix my ram:)) i have one plate from patriot and 1 from hyper x

    Andu DijmarescuAndu DijmarescuIl y a 5 jours
  • Why techlinked & ltt videos are on the short circuit table???

    Khaled SazzadKhaled SazzadIl y a 5 jours
  • What about laptops? Is it the same as desktops?

    arnek 8arnek 8Il y a 5 jours
  • Rocking with the same 8+2gb ddr3 since 2014

    Balázs NagyBalázs NagyIl y a 5 jours
  • As the pc building noob I was: Mixed Crucial Ballistix Sport 2x8gigs with Corsair Vengeance 2x4gigs because I thought I would have MORE RAM. Turns out they ran fine for about 5 years (if not longer). I got lucky I guess. But I don't know if it would be better to just use the 2x8Gigs...

    Zeno De BruynZeno De BruynIl y a 5 jours
  • I have installed two different cheap RAM kits (4x 4GB) in a pals computer and clocked them at 2666 that was the maximum possible... he had 2x 4GB at 2133 before... So I think it's an upgrade... I have also run mixed DDR3 configurations on project PCs before... Muhahaha

    Nile9063Nile9063Il y a 5 jours
  • *laughs in using 2 different brands of 4 gig ram for the past year*

    asdfghjkl lkjhgfdsaasdfghjkl lkjhgfdsaIl y a 5 jours
  • Ya last time I wasn't careful about populating a slot, I got an 18 year unpredictable performance impact.

    Moto MortusMoto MortusIl y a 5 jours
  • Race mixing is a very bad thing.

    VengefulKuntVengefulKuntIl y a 5 jours
    • Stop

      JoeefJoeefIl y a 3 jours
  • build a pc for my father... i had to swap ram place with eachother and it worked normaly

    Mboy556Mboy556Il y a 5 jours
  • Him: mismatch isn't exactly a problem Me: uses same RAM modules from the same kit just in 1 config... (cuz they dislike each other...)

    EXTREME CREATOREXTREME CREATORIl y a 5 jours
  • As long as your new kits are at least as fast as the old ones you just need to put them in the correct slots so xmp profile is read from the old sticks. At least my x570 takes the xmp from the outer channel (further from cpu, other boards might have it other way around) so even if i had 5GHz kit on the other slots, XMP is for the old kit's 3200Mhz profile.

    jere lievone njere lievone nIl y a 5 jours
  • I'm running 3 different kinds of memory with no issues lol.

    Kodiak GamingKodiak GamingIl y a 5 jours
  • I mixed my memory, rocking 24GB it's only at 2400mhz though.

    Zachery SantaZachery SantaIl y a 5 jours
  • How about mixing ram with same speed?

    good wartergood warterIl y a 5 jours
  • Mixing memory hasn't been an issue pretty much since 2000. Only issue was command rate. (1T vs 2T) and dual vs single rank dimms. All memory can clock down. And faster memory generally is just slow memory with looser timings. Plus... Faster memory is only a thing if your looking for that last 1-3% of performance out of your rig. More memory is always better than faster. Memory manufacturers hire the same PR firms as "Public health care". The difference between the best and the worst is slim. But you will paythrough the nose for the best. I will have people poopoo me, they are either shilling for a company or justifying their own $400 RAM expenditure. Hey its the same with cars people. At 60 MPH max speed. A corvette will only get you to work 3% faster than a 3Cylinder Yugo. The real diff, do you want to be seen driving some HP branded PC4-17000 whatever.? Or the uber sleek PC4- infintiy RGB SX69 memory guaranteed to give you ePeen? Sidenote... Overclocking junkies.. completely disregard everything I said. The same chips could be on the best and worst. Search the IC not the name on the stick.

    Richard SmithRichard SmithIl y a 5 jours
  • On one of my old systems, i managed to add 3 RAM sticks, to upgrade from 4gb to 6gb and was working totally fine, i think they were even different brand.

    Kain KageKain KageIl y a 5 jours
  • "we never want to feed you misinformation or myths" Missed a chance to say "Mythinformation"

    Garrett KGarrett KIl y a 5 jours
  • I've been mixing memory since forever because I had 16gbs originally and decided to get another 16. One is Kingston rgb 3200 the other is Trident z. So far so good lol, not much diffference.

    啊神啊神Il y a 5 jours
  • Why did I get this notification 5 days later

    Andrew BobbyAndrew BobbyIl y a 5 jours
  • overclocked my hyperx 2666mhz ram to 3000mhz no problem. Also used them with my 3200mhz Corsair vengeance without issues :)

    PsychoPaghtPsychoPaghtIl y a 6 jours
  • I mixed a hynnix card with a kingston card never even noticed a difference

    eric moellereric moellerIl y a 6 jours
  • Rule of thumb has always been make sure to always match the model number. Yet, if you get Corsair ram you could still be getting completely different ram chips. So if you're planning on getting say 32GB (16x2) and later upgrading to 64GB by adding another what you think is 'matched' because it shares the same exact model number ram from Corsair forget about it. Because they aren't. They use different versions even if it's the same Item Skew. Which could mean they're either using Samsung ram in a dual 8gb per side configuration, or they are using Hynix in a single sided configuration. When I brought this up to corsair all they had to say was "How you upgraded is not how we suggest upgrading ram" with no option to trade in my pair for a matching pair. Even though buying two sets of exactly the same Item Number/Skew was cheaper than buying a 4x set of 64gb ram total. Be warry before you buy corsair ram! Luckily I've been able to run all 4 sticks at XMP without much issue.

    KillerXtremeKillerXtremeIl y a 6 jours
  • Slot 1 and 3: Corsair DDR3 667 Mhz 2 GBytes. (pre-dating xmp) Slot 2 and 4: Crucial DDR3 800 Mhz 4 GBytes outdated. Years old, no overclocking, wildly different timings. Works fine.

    SteveAkaGoatpileSteveAkaGoatpileIl y a 6 jours
  • 0:10 EVERYBODY KNOWS??? I just simply thought that if you mix and match memory sticks all that will happen is that both will run at the slower speed.... Apparently I was correct and was tought well.

    HAWXLEADERHAWXLEADERIl y a 6 jours
  • I upgraded my old Alienware 18 with whatever ram I could find on Amazon and it worked perfectly with the old modules many years ago

    NezaraNezaraIl y a 6 jours
  • gonna ask a "stupid" question. I just bought a brand new PC to get my hands on a 3080. Can I take the two 8GB RAM sticks from my old PC and just put them in the new one which also hast two 8GB RAM sticks but from a different manufacturer and thus get 32GB of RAM? (let's leave the question of "do I actually need this much RAM for gaming" aside)

    blackm4niacblackm4niacIl y a 6 jours
  • the gaming test meant nothing.... a 3600 isn't getting 160fps in csgo or 50 fps in SotTR regardless of ram or whatever, clearly a gpu bottleneck, why tf did you test the these games at 4k? then say "yeah there's no difference" could you retest everything so that it's not a gpu bottleneck? you can't have a gpu bottleneck when talking about RAM and CPU scores... come on linus, rookie mistake for real...

    RustedYodaRustedYodaIl y a 6 jours
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  • Writer: "Not James"

    Jaren RamirezJaren RamirezIl y a 6 jours
  • I used to buy whatever DIMM I saw in the store first and plug it in into motherboard with AMD K6-2 400 MHz processor. Sometimes BIOS registered all the RAM on board, other times only 1 DIMM. Then I decided: "Screw this!" and bought 3*128 MB identical DIMMs, and it was good. As for the graphic adapter, I don't remember the original. But upgrades included ATI RAGE FURY MAXX and later Radeon 7000.

    Matti KuokkanenMatti KuokkanenIl y a 6 jours
  • Some things shouldn't be mixed like liquor, ram, HDDs

    Rishi Raj UpadhyayRishi Raj UpadhyayIl y a 6 jours
  • I had 2x4 and 2x8 with differnt brands and the bigger sticks made years later - speed were 2933 and 3200 -It worked flawlessly on a B350 motherboard .

    JariJariIl y a 6 jours
  • Poopmix

    MrGridStromMrGridStromIl y a 6 jours
  • Watching this video to find any solution. But at the end of the video, I don't have any clue about the video.

    Firdaus ArshadFirdaus ArshadIl y a 6 jours
  • I have a 16 x 2 32gb Corsair kit, would I be ok to buy another 16 x 2 32gb corsair kit. Same RAM and speeds etc but bought separate?

    Official R3loadOfficial R3loadIl y a 6 jours
  • new mic?

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  • Why does everyone here hate Madison lol

    Močnik RoyaleMočnik RoyaleIl y a 6 jours
  • I have a feeling Linus is slowly transforming into Jim Carrey. Well... slowly, but I can see some more and more wacky acting!

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  • I didnt even know it was bad to mix. I just thought that the same sticks just looks better than have different sticks.

    FilatussFilatussIl y a 6 jours
  • Yea ive tried this and had pretty good luck so far. My server just has a few old ass ram sticks i had laying around and they seem to be doing their job

    SpikeTheBearSpikeTheBearIl y a 6 jours
  • me: one stick 2666mhz 15CL next stick 2666mhz 16CL and works fine

    BladeBladeIl y a 6 jours
  • 2 hyperx 4gbs 1444mhz 1 elite team group 8gb 1600mhz 1 old memory stick from 2005 1gb 1333mhz It was working fine until 1 day it stoped working btw motherboard can have mixed memory running fine or blow up with memory it was my old rig with fx 6300 so i don't care a lot but it was a nice test

    Nos nfsNos nfsIl y a 6 jours
  • I ran four sticks of two different brands of DDR3 memory for years and never had issues.

    kered13kered13Il y a 6 jours
  • I think Linus is already ready to let Madison be the next Reily or James

    Jackaboi64Jackaboi64Il y a 6 jours
  • My first PC I built was a salvage/Frankenstein build where pretty much everything except for gpu and power supply was pulled from old PCs. I had an old dell motherboard , 6GB DDR3 Ram (a 4gb stick and a 2gb stick) , 3tb of storage split between 4 hard drives , 2 optical drives , a 500 watt evga PSU , an old intel core i3 processor and a GTX 1050ti. I used it for a few years and it did enough for my use cases. But now I've upgraded to ryzen3 , 8GB RipJaw DDR4 , an MSI motherboard , and a 250gb nvme SSD and I'm saving up for a new GPU.

    ForbiddenFateGamingForbiddenFateGamingIl y a 6 jours
  • My question is i have an OLD set of (8 GB X 2) HyperX CL14 2133 MHz, so can i use it with ryzen CPU and can overclock this set of ram to something better so that I can ignore getting a new high-speed ram for ryzen platform ?

    rachit gandhirachit gandhiIl y a 6 jours
  • i mix 4gb and 8 gb..is it bad?

    Dd GAMING _016Dd GAMING _016Il y a 6 jours
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