I just got a new motherboard. It was the Fry's deal today. The Biostar T5XE CFX-SLI 5.x that came with the i7 860 for $259 after twenty dollars in tax and a MIR that I can only hope I'd get in the mail.
Anyway I did not pick up memory at Fry's. I wanted to check first for any potential problems reported onlne with certain memory for this board.
Support Dual Channel DDR3 800/1066/1333/1600(OC)/1866(OC)/2000(OC) MHz
4 x DDR3 DIMM Memory Slot
Max. Supports up to 16GB Memory
This is my first build in about 7yrs so I'm just getting back up to speed in all this stuff. And in the past I never had a problem getting memory that worked right off.
Could I use just any brand? I really don't want to have a lot of troubleshooting or potential problems if possible. I could only hope that all DDR3 Dual Channel memory had the same specs. But I get the feeling that it probably does not.