Sorry that I haven't posted the QVL yet. I contacted HP customer service and they said any brand as long it's PC2700, Unbuffered and Non-ECC. So I went to ASUS and asked for the QVL section for my A7V8X-LA. I'll post that info as soon as they answer.
That idea sounds good, having PC3200 would be great. But I think my Asus board (A7V8X-LA) would not let me.
Asus site doesn't have info about it, it's not listed. I'm waiting on them to give me the qvl for the memory, no luck yet.
Right now I have 512mb PC2700 would that conflict with a new 1 GB PC3200 stick if I wanted to have 1.5GB of ram?
Roger that, I'll do that as soon as I get the QVL. Thanks for that info about the PC3200 being backwards compatible.
Btw I like the ocing idea A LOT. I just received an X800 Pro. I would love to increase the pipelines from 12 to 16, if possible. I know the speed can be oced thou. I need to investigate lots about OCing, haven't done it ever.
Asus contacted me today, they have no qvl for my motherboard. They said HP should be the one giving me the QVL. Asus did recommend Corsair, Unigen, Smart and Mushkin memory unofficially.
I'm not familiar with those brands except Corsair, so I'm leaning toward it. Any recommendations would be appreciated. I have a budget of $100 for the memory upgrade but if there's some huge difference in quality and performance I could spend an extra $50.