ddr2 800 on a ddr2 1200 mb? Tags: Motherboards DDR2 Memory Product Last response: October 16, 2008 3:38 AM in Motherboards Share bigpympin October 14, 2008 9:42:32 PM Hi I am looking at a buying a new motherboard and it says the memory standerd is ddr 2 1200. Now would my ddr2 800 slap right in and work? And if so would it work with out having to play with anything in the bios? Thanks More about : ddr2 800 ddr2 1200 bigpympin October 15, 2008 7:25:03 PM Anyone? br3nd064 October 15, 2008 9:41:40 PM It should work. Could you post a link for both motherboard and ram? Related resources DDR2 1200 or 800 ? - Forum M4a785-m only recognizes 4 gb of two 2x2GB Ripjaw DDR2 1200 - Forum Is DDR2 800 still relevent? - Forum RAM DDR2 vs DDR3 vs. 800 mghz vs 1333, which one? - Forum GA-P35-DQ6 freezing with 800 MHz DDR2 - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer bigpympin October 16, 2008 2:18:15 AM The motherboard I am looking to buy for the e8500 is this one. http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... and my current memory is this mushkin 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR2 SDRAM DDR2 800 (PC2 6400) Dual Channel Kit Desktop Memory - Retail Thanks again. br3nd064 October 16, 2008 3:05:14 AM Yes, it should work. If you want to be positive, you could look through reviews of it and see if anyone uses the same ram as you. bigpympin October 16, 2008 3:38:32 AM Thanks did just that, and some else had no problems. Thanks again br3nd064 Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources : ForumDDR2 800 vs DDR21066 ForumDDR2 800 ( PC2 6400) vs. DDR2 1066 ( PC2 8500). ForumDDR2 800 vs 1066? Forum7600GT 256 Mb DDR2 AGP vs ATi X1650Pro DDR3 ForumFor a ultimate gaming rig... DDR2 800 or not? ForumAM2 Tested with 800 Mhz DDR2 ForumWill a Mobo with DDR2 1200 /1066 ram support allow me to use 800 Mhz ram ForumNeed help regaurding DDR2 800/1066/1200 Forumwill ddr2 800 /1066 work in a ddr2 1200 mobo?? ForumRecommendation ddr2 800 vs. 1066 vs. 1200 ForumDDR2 vs. DDR3 MB & Sticks Decision ForumCan you get an adapter to make 2 pci express slots? ForumTranscend Jetram 2Gig ddr2 800 whats the default timing ForumHow to make your mobo recognize 1066 RAM as 1066, not 800 Forum4 gb 1066 or 8 gb 800 More resources Read discussions in other Motherboards categories BIOS Boot Chipsets ASRock Asus Chaintech DFI Elitegroup FIC Foxconn Gigabyte Intel MSI-Microstar !