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Help with matching MOBO and RAM
Aug 10, 2006, 8:35 PM
Hi all, I keep hearing that it's important to match up particular RAM with particular MOBO's and I'm somewhat confused by this. I keep reading reviews saying "be careful when picking RAM" and I'm not sure how to be careful. Right now, my build includes this MOBO:
and this RAM:
Is this combination ok and how do I tell for myself?
Aug 12, 2006
help matching mobo
Aug 11, 2006, 3:23 AM
Aug 11, 2006, 1:34 PM
the motherboard uses DDR2 rams which matches the one you selected.
you didnt mention your processor though.
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Aug 11, 2006, 8:38 PM
Oh, sorry. It's an AMD Athlon 64 X2 3800+ Orleans 2000MHz HT Socket AM2 Processor Model ADA3800CNBOX which you can see here:
Aug 12, 2006, 12:23 AM
I'd download the asus manual off their website and see if brands are listed. Patriot should work fine. I've never had a problem with it.
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