Question about upgrading memory beyond Motherboard specs Tags: Memory Computers Motherboards Last response: October 21, 2010 2:26 PM in Memory Share Anonymous Memory Expert Motherboard Authority October 21, 2010 7:48:23 AM Can I upgrade my computers memory to DDR2 PC-2 8500 even though the mother boards specs say 6400 is the limit. http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/document?lc=en&dlc=e... But when I check the Crucial memory it states it can handle up to 8500. http://www.crucial.com/store/listparts.aspx?mfr=HP+-+Co... More about : question upgrading memory motherboard specs | E-mail me updates | Report abuse Register or log in to remove jsc Memory Master Motherboard Master October 21, 2010 8:18:48 AM That's a commercial board, undoubtedly with a locked BIOS. What do you expect to gain? | Report abuse Anonymous Memory Expert Motherboard Authority October 21, 2010 8:21:42 AM So adding the 8500 wouldn't get any better performance then the 6400? | Report abuse dokk2 October 21, 2010 2:26:25 PM Did you check your bios options???. | Report abuse Register or log in to remove Ask the community Publish Tom's Hardware>Forum>Memory>Question about upgrading memory beyond Motherboard specs> Related ressources: ForumUpgrading from 8500GT w/ limited budget and PC specs ForumQuestion Regarding Motherboard and Upgrading Memory ForumHelp on Buying a New Graphic Card for Skyrim and beyond ForumQuestion : Upgrading from Phenom II 955 ForumI can't go beyond 226 FSB on e4500.. help! ForumMotherboard Compatible With Ram Speeds of 2400mz And Beyond ForumRadeon HD 6850 GPU Upgrade But Is My PSU With These Specs Enough? ForumUpgrading CPU, motherboard and memory . ForumPC Upgrading Questions ForumWith an i7 setup cost more then a i5 setup beyond the CPU? ForumQuestion about my memory ForumWhat can Dell XPS720 (vista) 'handle' graphics card-wise ( specs inc.) ForumUpgrading Memory , Nee d some help. ForumCouple of questions about upgrading with my motherboard ForumCouple of questions about upgrading with my motherboard ForumNo RAID access on Sabertooth z77 ??? More resources Read discussions in other Memory categories Compatibility DDR2 DDR3 Dual Channel RAM Corsair G.SKILL !