I am building my first computer i have a few questions


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Hi first of all I am new here so hello everyone.

ok I bought a ASUS M4A785-M Motherboard - AMD 785G Socket, AM3, MicroATX, HDMI, USB 2.0, PCIe

now I am wondering what would be the best ddr2 ram to buy for this motherboard.

so far i have the asus motherboard i have mentioned above plus i bought

AMD Athlon II X2 215 Dual Core Processor

NZXT M59-001BK M59 Gaming Mid Tower Case

Ultra LSP650 650-Watt Power Supply

this is all I have so far I am new at this so any comments or advice is greatly appreciated ,I have al.ways
wanted to build my own computer so that is why iam attempting it i might later on change the processor to a better one but for now this is what i am using i bought this as a barebone computer deal

so far I have saved money bye going with the barebones thanks you all in advanced waiting for advice befor i go any further with my project.


I am sorry i forgot to give you the specs

Motherboards > Socket AM3 > AMD > 785G
ASUS M4A785-M Motherboard - AMD 785G Socket, AM3, MicroATX, HDMI, USB 2.0, PCIe
ASUS M4A785-M Motherboard

Asus M4A785-M Motherboard
The Asus M4A785-M Motherboard is the ideal foundation for a powerful PC. It delivers awesome power, dependable performance and unparallel multiple I/O scalability for the most demanding tasks and future upgrades. Also, the Asus M4A785-M Motherboard provides extreme power saving experience. The Asus M4A785-M Motherboard intelligently reduces operation noise and dissipates heat through advanced and environmentally friendly methods to accommodate user needs. Don’t change yourself for a computer. Instead, let the Asus M4A785-M Motherboard improve the quality of your work and life.

What It Is and Why You Need It

* AMD 785G chipset
* Hybrid CrossFireX Support
* HyperTransport 3.0 Support

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Processor Socket: AMD

Processor Interface: Socket AM3

Form Factor: Micro ATX

Processors Supported: AMD Athlon
AMD Sempron
AMD Phenom
AMD Phenom II
AMD Athlon II

Northbridge: AMD® 785G and SB710 Chipset

Southbridge: SB710

Memory Type: DDR2

Memory Supported: 1200MHz DDR2 (OverClocking)

Maximum Memory Supported: 16GB - 64bit

Max. Memory Supported Per Slot: 4GB

Channels: 8 Channels

Audio Chipset: VT1708S

Video Chipset: ATI Radeon HD 4200

Video Memory: 512MB Share Memory

PCI Slots: 1

PCI Express X1 Slots: 1

PCI Express X16 Slots: 1

PS/2 Keyboard Connectors: 1

PS/2 Mouse Connectors: 1

Length: 9.6 inch

Width: 9.6 inch

this might help I am just lost ,I dont know what ddr2 ram to buy thanks again



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