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Will a Mobo with DDR2 1200/1066 ram support allow me to use 800Mhz ram

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June 7, 2010 11:41:23 AM

Hi
I recently came across Biostar TA785GE.
I am planning to buy Biostar TA785GE motherboard for PhenomII X6 processor.It is written on the biostar site that the motherboard supports DDR2 ram with 1200/1066.
So does it mean that I cannot use my existing Transcend 2 gb ddr2 ram of 800MHz speed?Please guide.

If it doesn't i will switch to MSI DDR3 785gm-e51 since my ram won't be utilized in both the cases.

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June 7, 2010 11:45:33 AM

Biostar site says "Support Dual Channel DDR2 533/667/800/1066(1066 by AM2+ CPU) MHz" so yes the RAM will be fine. It doers not say it supports Phenom x 6 processors though. see http://www.biostar.com.tw/app/en/t-series/content.php?S...
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June 7, 2010 12:03:21 PM

simon12 said:
Biostar site says "Support Dual Channel DDR2 533/667/800/1066(1066 by AM2+ CPU) MHz" so yes the RAM will be fine. It doers not say it supports Phenom x 6 processors though. see http://www.biostar.com.tw/app/en/t-series/content.php?S...



In the cpu support tab,it says phenom x6 supported both 95w and 125 w versions.
But in the compatibility list there is no transcend 800 Mhz DDR2 ram support.Will it be ok to put that 2 gb ram stick in this mobo?i will use it for gaming (with my old radeon 4870) and some college stuff.

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June 14, 2010 1:37:22 AM

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