Hello, below is the item i just purchased on newegg. In my history, I have never noticed that DDR2 memory could be chip set specific until now. If you look below, the specs from newegg show under "features" a list of intell based motherboard chipsets. Does this mean that this particular memory will not work on an AMD AM2 board (Asus-M2N-SLI Deluxe)? I'm unsre what that means. Can anyone please fill a clueless guy in ? thanks! Craig
Brand G.SKILL Model F2-8500CL5D-4GBPK Type 240-Pin DDR2 SDRAM Tech Spec Capacity 4GB (2 x 2GB) Speed DDR2 1066 (PC2 8500) Cas Latency 5 Timing 5-5-5-15 Voltage 2.0V - 2.1V Heat Spreader Yes Features M/B Chipset intel X38 intel P35 intel 965 intel 975
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Not sure where you got that list of recommended MB chipsets from. If G. Skill support sent it to you, those are chipsets the company has thoroughly tested their memory with and recommends the memory. If you have any doubts about what G. Skill memory would work best on your Nvidia chipset, send G. Skill support an email and ask specifically about your specific MB.
Any PC8500 would require manual setup in BIOS on any MB to run at advertised speed.
Thanks for your help. I guess I'll just give it a try and see what happens .
G. Skill is a vey good choice, good price, high performance product. You can also use RAM configurators like these. Just enter your exact MB and the Mfg. guarantees the RAM to work.