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DDR2 533mhz on P5K??

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January 13, 2008 8:52:50 AM

hello helpfull people!

can you give me some advise at this thing:

i've got an P5LD2 motherboard, and maybe it would be nice if i can upgrade my system.

BUT, i don't want to spend much money, i've got a 2 years old system and the psu is brand new Xilence 600watt sli ready.
currently i have 4x 512 mb ddr2 533 mhz!

but i was looking at the asus p5k mobo, but it doesn't say it supports ddr2 533 mhz. http://www.asus.com/products.aspx?l1=3&l2=11&l3=534&l4=0&model=1637&modelmenu=1

my question is: can i use my 533 mhz ddr2 sticks on that mobo? or will it not work?

greetings

and thanks

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January 13, 2008 10:12:18 AM

no id doesn't usaully a board has 533-667-800 but with Asus P5K series they have "supermemspeed technology" which changes it to 667-800-1066 so your ram is useless. But now 533 is obselete and you'll be lucky to find a board that supports it now anyway
January 13, 2008 10:35:37 AM

thanks! so the chance that i can use old stuff in my new rigg will be smaller than i hoped! offcourse the prices or ram or low, i wanted to spent so tiny as i could.

thank you
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January 13, 2008 10:53:29 AM

I would try your old memory if funds are tight. It might work. The p5k certainly looks like a winner.
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