memory speed question - Techist - Tech Forum

Go Back   Techist - Tech Forum > Computer Hardware > New Systems | Building and Buying
Closed Thread
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 10-12-2005, 06:18 AM   #1 (permalink)
Newb Techie
Join Date: Sep 2005
Posts: 25
Default memory speed question

Ok first off not sure if my computer is considered high performance but anyways I want to upgrade my memory but I was wondering what would happen if I were to use DDR 500 memory instead of normal DDR 400?

EDIT: I was wondering if memory like this would work

The Amish Kid is offline  
Old 10-12-2005, 06:24 AM   #2 (permalink)
Newb Techie
Join Date: Oct 2005
Posts: 23

hmmm, i dont know much about this stuff, but the max ddr speed for ur motherboard is 400, so im guessing it will crash, or not boot?but dont listen to me, im just a newb

wagzz is offline  
Old 10-12-2005, 07:16 AM   #3 (permalink)
Super Techie
Join Date: Feb 2005
Posts: 262
Send a message via AIM to no_Wedge

it should just put it down to 400 speeds and then you can overclock it higher
no_Wedge is offline  
Old 10-12-2005, 09:08 AM   #4 (permalink)
Super Techie
Join Date: Aug 2005
Posts: 426

RAM will be clocked lower. If you decide to OC it will be easier on the RAM because it's not running at full speed.
I\'m happy with it.
X2 4400+
ATI X1800 XT
2x1gb Corsair XMS CL2
1 Raptor 74 gig
ABIT AN8 Ultra
OCZ Powerstream 520w
BColes 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 10:05 AM.

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