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Old 05-27-2005, 11:36 PM   #1 (permalink)
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the board i currently have is a gigabyte k8nsc-939 with low quality, mix matched ram(1 333, 1 400 chip). now i know my board can support the 400 ram but my question is can it support this http://www.silverpcs.com/product/KHX4000-512. will it just clock down or not work at all, i am getting a great deal on this ram

any help, thanx


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Old 05-28-2005, 12:14 AM   #2 (permalink)
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it will just downclock to 400 instead of 500.

its rated at 500 so you can Overclock to those speeds without worrying if your ram can support it.

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Old 05-28-2005, 01:01 AM   #3 (permalink)
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Yes, it will underclock itself to the lowest RAM speed.

Hopefully you arent going to put this new RAM with your old stuff, due to the underclocking...

I hope you are able to get 1 GB for less than $72. If you arent overclocking, there is no point to getting that RAM. You can buy 2x512MB on newegg for $72. You wont notice any difference between budget RAM and that HyperX, unless you overclock.


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