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Best Memory for ASUS M4A785T-M/CSM Mobo?

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January 16, 2012 6:05:15 AM

I was hoping to get a little advice on what the best RAM for my ASUS M4A785T-M/CSM mobo would be? It can accommodate up to 16 gigs (I am looking to max it out). I was asking around and someone told me to go with G Skill. I have absolutely no idea what my best bet would be. Maybe someone could give me some idea based on my motherboard/processor setup?


Motherboard: ASUS M4A785T-M/CSM
Processor: AMD Athlon II X4 630 (2.8Ghz) (Quad Core) AM3 Socket

Thanks!
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January 16, 2012 9:00:19 AM

You don't mention how much memory you already have installed, and in what configuration it is installed.
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January 16, 2012 2:12:34 PM

Abekl, sorry about that. I am currently only running 2 GB (2 x 1 GB) on a 64 bit OS. I am hoping to get a set of 4 x 4 GB.
January 16, 2012 3:07:22 PM

Thanks so much! Just curious, though. Over Christmas I bought the CORSAIR Vengeance 16GB DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800), but after I installed them, I couldn't get my computer to boot. I tried each of the cards separately but no luck. Was it just that all of the cards were DOA or were they incompatible with my mobo? I just sent them back because I had a feeling it was the latter.
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January 16, 2012 3:17:20 PM

Hmm. Clearly your system didn't like that memory for some reason. I don't know why as it is very compatible memory. Perhaps this time try the Geil or G.Skill memory.
January 16, 2012 8:39:28 PM

Ok, thanks. I am going to try some the G. Skill this time and I will get the 1333 PC 3 10600 or 10666 since that's what I am currently running. I will keep my fingers crossed. Seems like very time I try to upgrade I get some kind of issue like this. XD
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