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Old 08-21-2005, 09:09 PM   #1 (permalink)
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my gigabyte motherboard says the standard memory is ddr 400 (3200) and when i go to kingston it gives me a list of memory that will work and they are not 400mhz 3200, does this mean i can use 333mhz of dual 256mb or do they have to be 3200 and 400mhz. whats he best memory for the price, kingston, corsair or others

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Old 08-21-2005, 09:49 PM   #2 (permalink)
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They dont have to be 400 to work. In fact they arent even 400 mHz in the first place. They are 200 mHz. Anyway, It will run at 333mHz. I suggest going on and looking into OCZ or Corsair RAM. I would suggest getting bh5 gold edition.

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Old 08-21-2005, 09:53 PM   #3 (permalink)
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The DDR###, the ###'s are exactly half of the RAM's speed, so for example...

DDR400 = 200mhz
DDR266 = 133mhz

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