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Old 10-22-2006, 12:45 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Default C2D and what ddr to use.

So i bought a E6600 core 2 duo conroe....but im finding every board has only DDR2 ..i have 2gb of kingston hyperx ddr400. Do the duo's ONLY use DDR2 ? i did alot of research and comparing on what to buy, but that was one thing i didnt think of AFTER i bought everything.

Can anyone suggest a MB at $100 or less. NO ECS or PCCHIPS.
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Yea C2Ds only use DDR2. I don't know much about boards, but the TF members here will.
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not necessarily true, the memory support for Intel processors still relies on motherboards rather than the processor itself like AMD. that means if you can find a motherboard that has DDR and explicitly says that its supports C2D you're good to go . sorry i can't help you there but i recall looking through Asus' boards the other day and seeing some if that helps. i think the model P5PE-VM has DDR and AGP but i wouldn't get that as it seems you are getting a new graphics card in which case you should go with pci-express (pci-e)
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