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Will DDR500 run on my MOBO?


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ribl3t

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http://www.newegg.co...N82E16820227066

Thats the RAM that im looking at, but my mobo technically only runs PC3200 so will it still work until i get a new mobo? IK that they dont make mobos rated for DDR500 so i just wonder if mine can work with it?

http://www.newegg.co...N82E16813131525 (mobo)

-Derek

Edited by ribl3t, 24 April 2006 - 02:03 PM.

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I would suggest just buying PC3200 RAM, you should keep the frequencies the same if possible (which it is).

http://www.newegg.co...N82E16820145466

That's what I suggest. But do you have a spending limit?

Edited by BlackPandemic, 24 April 2006 - 03:14 PM.

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http://www.newegg.co...N82E16820227066

Thats the RAM that im looking at, but my mobo technically only runs PC3200 so will it still work until i get a new mobo? IK that they dont make mobos rated for DDR500 so i just wonder if mine can work with it?

http://www.newegg.co...N82E16813131525 (mobo)

-Derek




There is really no use buying the ddr500 ram because its normally meant for overclocking anyway and that mobo isnt an overclocking board.

Stick with pc3200. Do you want xms series or valueselect??? The valueselect is the best value memory made by anyone. There is nothing wrong with it. Im just wondering why you want ddr500 that mobo isnt generally for overclocking. The corsair pro is to much money for what your getting, only 2 x 512mb sticks...
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http://www.newegg.co...anufactory=1666

The top 3 memory on that page is all you would need. Its the xms series and 2x 1gb if you absolutely have to have the xms.


http://www.newegg.co...N82E16820145579

is good ram and is really all you need.
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Yeah i see what your saying, I am planning on upgrading my mobo in about 2 weeks, I was thinking DFI but im not too sure, I need SLI and socket 939 and 4 slots. So of all that RAM that was recommended which will work on my comp now and be overclockable once i grab a decent mobo? Money is an object but i have about $275 available for RAM, but whatever of that i dont spend (hopefully some) will go twoards my new mobo. (Kind of a ridiculous price range huh)

-Derek

Edited by ribl3t, 25 April 2006 - 06:21 AM.

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Yeah i see what your saying, I am planning on upgrading my mobo in about 2 weeks, I was thinking DFI but im not too sure, I need SLI and socket 939 and 4 slots. So of all that RAM that was recommended which will work on my comp now and be overclockable once i grab a decent mobo? Money is an object but i have about $275 available for RAM, but whatever of that i dont spend (hopefully some) will go twoards my new mobo. (Kind of a ridiculous price range huh)

-Derek



http://www.newegg.co...agesize=&Page=2

That will be fine as you said you want to use it in your current mobo also and want it to work in your next mobo also...

It has plenty of overclocking potential.
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Yeah thats the stuff im looking at, ill prolly order sometime this week. Thanks everyone for all of your help!

-Derek
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