Question about upgrading memory beyond Motherboard specs Tags: Memory Computers Motherboards Last response: October 21, 2010 2:26 PM in Memory Share Anonymous a b } Memory a b V Motherboard 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 jsc a b } Memory a c 156 V Motherboard October 21, 2010 8:18:48 AM That's a commercial board, undoubtedly with a locked BIOS. What do you expect to gain? m 0 l Anonymous a b } Memory a b V Motherboard October 21, 2010 8:21:42 AM So adding the 8500 wouldn't get any better performance then the 6400? m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer dokk2 a b V Motherboard October 21, 2010 2:26:25 PM Did you check your bios options???. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedQuestion about upgrading to a new motherboard,cpu,ram,gpu Forum Question about memory upgrade and motherboard ASUS Forum SolvedHi, I have question about upgrading my HP desktop motherboard Forum SolvedI have a question about upgrading memory for my laptop Forum Question about IBM T23 video specs and video memory Forum DL360 G4 Upgrades Beyond Original Specs Forum SolvedUpgrading CPU, have questions about motherboard Forum SolvedQuestion about CPU specs and electrical consumption Forum SolvedConfused about (OC) label for memory on mobo specs Forum Questions about motherboards and memory Forum SolvedQuestion about motherboards and memory Forum SolvedCPU Memory Specs with motherboard RAM specs Forum Memory/Motherboard Upgrade Question Forum SolvedQuick Question about Memory Express Heatsink Mounting (Calgary) Forum SolvedQuestion about Memory Module compatibility on laptops. Forum SolvedQuestion about Memory Mode in the Computer Setting Forum SolvedQuestion about upgrading GPU Forum SolvedQuick question about upgrading an AMD CPU Forum SolvedUpgrading GPU and motherboard specs Forum Question Regarding Motherboard and Upgrading Memory Forum More resources Read discussions in other Memory categories Compatibility DDR2 DDR3 Dual Channel RAM Corsair G.SKILL !