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Can you install two different sizes of RAM 256M and 512M on one computer and will it still work?



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Can you install two different sizes...

Absolutely, you can mix a 1GB stick with a 64MB stick so long as the slower (if applicable) of the two is compatible with the mother board setup (i.e: it is fast enough) and the faster (if applicable) is able to run at the same clock rate of the other, it is also very important that are of the same type; i.e don't mix a RDRAM with a SDRAM it will never work and will most likely lead to hardware damage if you leave the computer powered for too long (it will beep, if you have an onboard speaker present.)