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Zanghor

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My Current system is

ASUS K8V-X Mobo
1GB Kingston Dual Channel Ram ( 2 x 512 )
Seagate 80GB Sata HDD
ATI x800 Pro Video Card
480Watt PSU

I am looking into purchasing one 2GB stick of memory. I have picked out what seemingly should not be a problem with my motherboard and setup. I have one open slot available and a maximum ram support of 3GB so no problems there. This is the model number of the Ram stick I am looking at purchasing

TS256MDR72V3K

I just have a couple questions. Can i use two different types of ram in computer? i.e. two Kingston sticks and One Transcend stick? How do i find out if that stick is or is not compatible with my mobo/setup.

Thank you for your help,

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I'm pretty sure you can mix&match any kinda of RAM sticks. I have a HP 128 and a Kingston 128 and i've never hadny problems.:tazz:
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Howdy:

That probably isn't going to work.. Max memeory for that mobo is 3GB over 3 ram slots which normally means ONE - 1GB chip per slot.. Even Crucial only shows a max allowable per slot of 1GB..

The mix and match shouldn't matter but check your manual or the ASUS site for proper configeration..

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Thank you,

I appreciate your posts and will definitely be taking a look into the manual to see exactly what it says about what certain size sticks that I may use for it.

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Even the ASUS site gives the 3x1GB requirement..

You can't use a 2GB ram module..

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Thank you,

I have have decided to only order a 1GB stick of Geil ram. Im not exactly sure of the website anymore but this site had a search for motherboards it has been successfully tested on and mine was on it so I am assuming and hopeing that it will work.

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Even the ASUS site gives the 3x1GB requirement..

You can't use a 2GB ram module..

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Is it possible that a new BIOS was set out and with this new BIOS my MOBO would be able to support/recognize a 2GB stick?
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Very doubtful..

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