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How do I test a CPU without RAM?

I basically have a CPU, Mobo ( with onboard graphics ), power supply, HDD, but I don't have RAM.
I tested everything I have and they work in perfect condition. Though I have no idea if the CPU works or not. Any help will be appreciated, thanks!
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  1. Best answer
    You need RAM, there is no other way to know if everything works or not.
  2. You cant unfortunatly, RAM is required to test the CPU.
  3. herrwizo said:
    You need RAM, there is no other way to know if everything works or not.


    Alright, which RAM is compatible with my mobo then? ( Gigabyte GA-MA78GM-US2H (rev. 1.0))
    I know it is a DIMM socket, but how many pins does it have?
  4. Your AM2+ socket motherboard utilizes DDR2 RAM.

    http://www.gigabyte.com/Motherboard/GA-MA78GM-US2H-rev-10#ov

    Google query: Gigabyte GA-MA78GM-US2H
  5. rcald2000 said:
    Your AM2+ socket motherboard utilizes DDR2 RAM.

    http://www.gigabyte.com/Motherboard/GA-MA78GM-US2H-rev-10#ov

    Google query: Gigabyte GA-MA78GM-US2H


    Thanks. Just for extra, it supports DIMM socket RAM, but are those sockets 240-pin? ( I'm not bother counting the number of pins like I'm stupid or some sort )
  6. Yup, 240 pins.
  7. Just need to make sure its DDR2.
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