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Gigabyte EP45-UD3R ram compatibilites?

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January 4, 2009 10:45:40 PM

Hey everyone, I'm thinking of getting the gigabyte EP45-UD3R board for my new system and was trying to find out what ram speeds it can use. I know that 1336 and 1066 are default but I do have some 800mhz ram already and was wondering if it would also work in this board. Also the ram is 4gb of 240-Pin DDR2 SDRAM from gskill. A quick answer would help me decide if I should get the more expensive ram or stick with the stuff I already have. Thanks
January 4, 2009 11:07:21 PM

Yes it will.
a c 234 V Motherboard
January 4, 2009 11:07:25 PM

Your RAM should work fine (and probably better than 1066 or faster RAM).
a c 177 V Motherboard
January 5, 2009 1:55:41 PM

800 will work, and you get, maybe 5-7% actual performance increase for 1066, and yet another scant 5% for 1200 - certainly not the 33%-50% that the raw DDR number suggests, and not NEARLY the % differential in price...
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