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Wanting to up-grade my MoBo's MeM to it's max of 8GB.

Hello All - I have an ECS Elitegroup G41T-M7 VER:1.0 Mobo - purchased from Newegg), that currently has 4GB(2x2GB) of matching single sided Crucial 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1066 (PC3 8500) Desktop Memory Model CT25664BA1067.M8FM installed that I purchased from Newegg awhile ago as well.

My CPU is an Intel Core 2 Duo E8400 LGA775 (6M Cache, 3.00GHz, 1333MHz FSB), and I am wanting to up the 4GB's to it's max of 8GB's. Using G.SKILL Ripjaws X Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1333 (PC3 10666) Desktop Memory Model F3-10666CL7D-8GBXH.

I'm just wanting to know if I can use this type of MeM with my set-up, Thanks to those who respond - WOOAH!! to you......
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  1. It should work, however, to be sure you can run this scanner from Crucial memory:
    http://www.crucial.com/usa/en/systemscanner?ef_id=VWEaGAAAAWkvjsPe:20160229235352:s
    and compare the results to that of the set you chose.

    Also, if you are wanting a good performance upgrade, you can get a used Core 2 Quad Q9550 on eBay for around $40. I have bought 2 that way now and both have been solid performers. I even have one of them overclocked to 3.6ghz. It's a good performance increase for a little money. If you do it, just make sure the BIOS is the right version for it:
    http://www.ecs.com.tw/ECSWebSite/Product/Product_Detail.aspx?DetailID=1093&MenuID=24&LanID=0
  2. Morning - I just did the Crucial MeM test you wrote about, and this is what I found out - " CT4057140
    DDR3 PC3-12800 • CL=11 • Unbuffered • NON-ECC • DDR3-1600 • 1.5V • 512Meg x 64 ". I also just wrote to ECS Elitegroup about what I just found out, so hopefully they'll tell me either nay or yea. I thought I'd have to stay with using 1333GHz, now really confused with seeing 1600GHz - Oh, test also read that this MeM CT4057140 is backwards compatible. Thanks for letting me know about that crucial testing program, and Have a Great Day.....
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    LNS-Front242-T3 said:
    Morning - I just did the Crucial MeM test you wrote about, and this is what I found out - " CT4057140
    DDR3 PC3-12800 • CL=11 • Unbuffered • NON-ECC • DDR3-1600 • 1.5V • 512Meg x 64 ". I also just wrote to ECS Elitegroup about what I just found out, so hopefully they'll tell me either nay or yea. I thought I'd have to stay with using 1333GHz, now really confused with seeing 1600GHz - Oh, test also read that this MeM CT4057140 is backwards compatible. Thanks for letting me know about that crucial testing program, and Have a Great Day.....


    The memory should automatically run at the maximum speed the motherboard will allow. If the board only goes to 1333, then the 1600 memory will only run that high. However, you might be able to overclock the memory back to the 1600 and get a performance boost.

    Glad the scanner helped, good luck!
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