DDR2 Memoery Question. - Techist - Tech Forum

Go Back   Techist - Tech Forum > Computer Hardware > New Systems | Building and Buying
Closed Thread
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 08-23-2006, 04:46 PM   #1 (permalink)
True Techie
Join Date: Jul 2006
Posts: 128
Default DDR2 Memoery Question.

I am in the process of upgrading my PC to C2D. Right now I am just looking at the best prices I can get.

I am going to buy the following:

1. Intel C2D E6600
2. Most likely ASUS P5B Deluxe motherboard. (I have used ASUS in the past for all my upgrades and did not have any problems).
3. 2GB 6400 DDR2 Memory
4. New video card and power supply.

This is the list of supported memory for the mobo as indicated in the manual.

1024MB CORSAIR Heat-Sink Package DS CM2X1024-6400PRO
1024MB CORSAIR Heat-Sink Package DS CM2X1024-6400C4
1024MB Crucial Heat-Sink Package DS BL12864AA804.16FA

The bold one is the memory I was going to get, but so far the cheapest price I could fined is around $250.00.

Below is the link from newegg.com of the same type of memory


Does that mean that brands like G.SKILL, OSZ, Patriot, which are slightly cheaper will work also, or should I stick to what is in the manual. By the way the Corsair memory that I was going to get is also in the list from newegg.

suppafreak is offline  
Old 08-23-2006, 05:47 PM   #2 (permalink)
True Techie
Join Date: Feb 2006
Posts: 213

That Board supports DDR2 533/667/800 mhz... as long as it is that it should be fine...

MSI P6N SLI-FI NForce 650i
2x1gigs 667mhz OCZ
36gb Raptor
80gig SATA Hitachi HD
500gb Seagate 32mb Cache HD
EVGA 8800GT SC 512mb
Ultra X2 X-connect 550w PSU
ProView 22" 1680x1050
BuddyRo is offline  
Old 08-23-2006, 07:09 PM   #3 (permalink)
Ultra Techie
Join Date: Apr 2006
Posts: 647

yeah i'd say go w/ the G. Skill but not the cheap one (not as reliable).

also you should check the mobo's manufacturer's website to check for the compatability of the RAM that is known to work w/ it
(it should give you a list of all the memory that they've tried w/ the mobo w/ model nubmers and everything.)

^make sure to do that^
Antec NeoPower 650W
Gigabyte EP45-DS3R
Intel Core 2 Duo E8400 (w/ Arctic Freezer 7)
4GB DDR2-1000 G.Skill
Sapphire x1950 Pro 512mb (w/ V700)
250GB, 500GB and 1.5TB Seagate Barracudas (2.25TB total)
Fatal1ty XtremeGamer sound card *** generic TV tuner
Xclio 3060 case *** HannsG 22" monitor
XP Pro / Ubuntu 7.10 *** Razer Copperhead and Tarantula
jordo_99 is offline  
Old 08-23-2006, 07:15 PM   #4 (permalink)
Ultra Techie
UA_Iron's Avatar
Join Date: Aug 2005
Posts: 857

I'm using the Patriot DDR2 800 2gb kit

my review is the second one from the top haha.

Using it on the ASUS P5B mobo with an E6400

I have it overclocked to DDR2 1066 at 5-5-5-15. I havent tried to tighten the latencies yet though.
UA_Iron is offline  
Closed Thread

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off

Our Communities

Our communities encompass many different hobbies and interests, but each one is built on friendly, intelligent membership.

» More about our Communities

Automotive Communities

Our Automotive communities encompass many different makes and models. From U.S. domestics to European Saloons.

» More about our Automotive Communities

Marine Communities

Our Marine websites focus on Cruising and Sailing Vessels, including forums and the largest cruising Wiki project on the web today.

» More about our Marine Communities

Copyright 2002-2015 Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 05:54 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2016, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.