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Asus p5b deluxe with dd2 on 800 or 1066 >?

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May 20, 2009 11:28:55 PM

Hi. I need help about my DDR2 choice. what is the better option to put on my Asus P5B Deluxe motherboard DDR2-800 or 1066mhz ( 4 GB ). I am also thinking of kingston hyperX, and would like to hear some advice from you guys. Thanks!

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a b V Motherboard
May 21, 2009 12:08:16 AM

The specs on that board say DDR2-800
May 21, 2009 1:45:54 PM

" Kingston® HyperX® PC2-8500 Ready (default overclock at 1066 MHz)
The Kingston HyperX PC2-8500 is high-frequency memory that delivers outstanding performance. Built with only the best components, the P5B Deluxe and PC2-8500 HyperX memory are optimized for each other to reach maximum performance. Both are validated for stability and compatibility."
From Asus website, and I am wondering is that going to work >? if i put kingston hyperX pc2-8500
a b V Motherboard
May 22, 2009 1:29:27 AM

I did finally find the above info about the 8500 Ready. Wish I were a little more tech savy as to whether that would require adjusting voltages in BIOS. Hopefully, someone else will chime in.
Good luck