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P67A-GD65 mobo and 1600MHz memory support

Q: P67A-GD65 mobo and 1600MHz memory support

So I m looking into the MSI P A-GD B motherboard for a new build I was looking at the specs and it says it supports DDR at MHz but that it would need to be OC d to get up to either the MHz speeds Basically I m wondering if it s worth it to OC for the speed and how exactly to do it Here are the specs of the build I m looking at Mobo MSI P A-GD B LGA Intel P SATA Gb s USB ATX Intel CPU Intel Core i - K Sandy Bridge GHz LGA W PSU OCZ ModXStream Pro W Modular High Performance PS Graphics MSI R Cyclone PE Radeon HD GB -bit GDDR PCI Express x HD HITACHI Deskstar TB RPM SATA Gb s quot So the main questions are a is it worth 1600MHz memory and P67A-GD65 support mobo it to go for the speed memory over the b what do I need to mess with to get the memory running at the full nbsp

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http://***************/files/446432185/BSOD.rar

A:i7 2600k/msi p67a-gd65/GTX470

Hi roland1989 and Welcome.
Your latest dump file has a stop 0x124 error code, which means blame the hardware.
See this thread for pointers:Stop 0x124 - what it means and what to tryThe majority of your dump files however (5 of 7) have a stop 0x116 error code: VIDEO_TDR_ERROR.
See this thread to begin troubleshooting:STOP 0x116: VIDEO_TDR_ERROR Troubleshooting.

http://www.sevenforums.com/bsod-help-support/142794-i7-2600k-msi-p67a-gd65-gtx470.html
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Hi,

bought these gigabyte ga-p35-s3

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I have them already ..... still waiting for cpu.

I can't really test them and was hoping someone could tell if this difference in voltages will cause incompatability issues. Nothing is open so I could send the memory back.

I checked the corsair memory configurator and they have no listing for my motherboard.
I checked the gigabyte website and my memory is not listed but the cas4 version is.

I honestly think I'm getting through nearly all the questions someone can ask before they start a build.

Thanks.
 

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Hi nbsp I recently bought a notebook from HP the HP G with A - processor Inside there was a GB DDR L- Kingston memory module slot with HP u... speed G2 - 355 only Memory on 1600MHz K7H44ES shipped and there are two slots available nbsp I checked with CPU-Z and other tools and it showed a DRAM Frequency of MHz nbsp I added a GB DDR HP 355 G2 K7H44ES - Memory speed 1600MHz only with on slot u... L- Cruical memory module to the second slot and checked again with CPU-Z The DRAM Frequency was just MHz the memory size of GB was recognized correctly nbsp I thought it must be because of two different modules got for testing two other identical GB DDR L- Kingston memory modules and DRAM Frequency was again just MHz nbsp And if only one slot is used with any DDR L- I had available DRAM Frequency was MHz But whenever both slots are used it dropped to MHz nbsp What's wrong Do I need some specific memory modules for this notebook respectively CPU and memory controller nbsp HP Support suggested just that but I believe it's not because of this Perhaps the memory controller is working that way that it drops down to MHz if both slots are used But why should that be With none of my previous notebooks or pc this happened always the memory speed as specified nbsp And Google says that A - has a single-channel memory contoller for DDR L- which would be even faster but instead it runs with nbsp I currently use Windows Pro -bit if this of matter nbsp Cheers

http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Hardware-and-Upgrade-Questions/HP-355-G2-K7H44ES-Memory-speed-1600MHz-only-with-on-slot/td-p/5801100
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Thanks for your help. Fleshpound.
 

A:Asus P6T and Corsair DDR3 1600MHZ XMS3 DHS Memory

The voltage shown in the memory specs is the the reccomended maximum voltage to be used with the memory.
The actual memory voltage used is controlled by BIOS and motherboard settings and since ASUS is aware of the Intel limitations, it will be less than that.
The Intel warning is a cover-our-rearend statement. It just means the CPU is designed to run with this voltage or less and that if you "overclock" your system your warranty is void.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/asus-p6t-and-corsair-ddr3-1600mhz-xms3-dhs-memory.855652/
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A:6x2GB 1600MHz vs 4x4GB 2133MHz Memory Modules

well in my experience ram clock past some limit doesnt have much visible benefit (well benchmarks may say othervise) but real experiencie is not noticeable. I dont do extreme oc so i dont know if that helps in ocing cpu.
in my opinion main reason for upgade would be you use less of your ram slots

i think 4x4 is better than 6x2..

http://www.sevenforums.com/hardware-devices/219582-6x2gb-1600mhz-vs-4x4gb-2133mhz-memory-modules.html
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Recently i bought HP Gaming laptop, now the time i would like to upgrade my all-in-one desktop hp omni 200-5316d to 8gb of RAM.Currently RAM  is pc3-10600 1333mhz 4gb (2gb X 2gb)non-eec. Must i purchase exactly the specification stated or can i upgrade to pc3-10600 1600mhz 2 X 4gb RAM non eec. Thanks  










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A:memory upgrade from pcs 10600 1333mhz to pcs 10600 1600mhz f...

Hi: Installing PC3-1600 memory will not speed up the memory, as the fastest it can run is only 1066 MHz. Even the 1333 MHz memory only runs at 1066 MHz, which is the fastest speed of the processor. I can tell you that installing memory in any HP PC that has an Intel series 5 chipset which yours does (and uses notebook memory) is very hard to upgrade. I suggest you read this post and the one I referenced within this post, to make sure you get the right memory, or it will not work. http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Hardware-and-Upgrade-Questions/Re-HP-ProBook-6550b-NoteBook-PC-RAM-Upgrade-issues/m-p/5586992#M336939  

http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Desktop-Hardware-and-Upgrade-Questions/memory-upgrade-from-pcs-10600-1333mhz-to-pcs-10600-1600mhz/td-p/5588543
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Hi everyone.

I just set up my friend's PC with the following specs:

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Corsair 650TX

When I power it on I get three relatively short beeps and there's no display. The BIOS fails to POST I presume. After the 3 beeps there is no further beep or sound.

What could have gone wrong? Any help is greatly appreciated.

EDIT: I tried switching the RAM to the Transcend 1333MHz I'm currently using. The result was the same. No display. So I'm assuming the memory stick has nothing to do with it.
 

A:MSI P55 GD65 No POST

Forget it guys. I had the RAM modules plugged into socket 2 and 4. It's a little different on the MSI board. Googled and got the answer to the problem. It POSTed now.
 

http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/msi-p55-gd65-no-post.137110/
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A:MSI z87-GD65 wont recognize any PCI-e cards

First question has to be what motherboard and are all latest drivers/BIOS installed for it?

Some more specific info on the specs would sure help.

http://www.eightforums.com/graphic-cards/57879-msi-z87-gd65-wont-recognize-any-pci-e-cards.html
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The computer won't boot giving the led code 00. Also ALL the pins look bent to me, should they be diagonal like that or pointing straight up?

Click the pics to zoom in.

With my 4690K the computer won't boot.
 

A:MSI Z87-GD65 GAMING do I have bent pins?

Double check the manual, but I'm almost positive 00 is not a valid code for those boards. Which would imply there's a problem with the board, not the CPU

EDIT: LIttle google'ing. If it's a D0, a few previous owners say it's a bios issue you can reset
http://linustechtips.com/main/topic/97169-msi-z87-g65-debug-code-00/
 

http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/msi-z87-gd65-gaming-do-i-have-bent-pins.206032/
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I searched in both support list and I didn't find, but I think it supports each other because the RAM is DDR3-1600 and this Motherboard support DDR3-1600, but I want to be sure!

NOTE: I want also to know if there is different between buying 2x8G or 1x8G (If I want to buy each one from different store with the same name) or there is no different?

NOTE 2: I will buy Intel Core i7-3770k CPU for my Mobo

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A:Need to know the RAM that support the Mobo that I will buy!

First, I think that having 16GB of ram is completely useless. Second, if you are going with Ripjaws, you are mostly an amateur gamer, but I am sorry if I'm being stereotypical. If I'm right, I am sure you don't do lots of multitasking, or video and sound editing, making 16gb of ram just a waste, Two 4GB sticks, or 4 2gb sticks would do wonder with dual channel.

Third, if your motherboard RAM compatibility list does not show the ram you are buying, don't risk it. Ask someone directly from the company, or buy ram that shows as supported. Ripjaws don't do anything that other RAM sticks cannot do and will show any difference.

However if you are just going for looks, just doublecheck with an MSI CSA to see if it would be compatible with the board even if it doesn't show in the list.

http://www.sevenforums.com/hardware-devices/262425-need-know-ram-support-mobo-i-will-buy.html
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A:Mobo SSD Support?

I have a Gigabyte mobo purchased in 2009 that shows the same message during boot.

It works flawlessly with a Samsung 830 SSD in AHCI mode, running Windows 7.

Not 100% guaranteed, but I think you will not have any problems running an SSD in AHCI mode.

http://www.sevenforums.com/hardware-devices/385657-mobo-ssd-support.html
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Proc: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16819103543
 

A:Does my mobo support X2?

The board will support X2 cpu's providing you update the bios.
You will need to do this before you change the cpu
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/does-my-mobo-support-x2.651020/
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A:Will my Mobo support this CPU?

Well it looks like it will support it...

http://www.biostar-usa.com/mbdetails.asp?model=geforce+6100-m9

From that page on the right hand side under product info click on CPU support...it looks like this mobo will support up to AMD Athlon 64 X2 4800+.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/will-my-mobo-support-this-cpu.612488/
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A:[Q] Does my Mobo support this RAM ?

Are both memory slots taken right now?

And that RAM is supported by your motherboard but it is a higher speed than your current ram, something like this would do the trick. With your currency I believe the price for this would be Rs 1879.30.

http://www.eightforums.com/drivers-hardware/44073-q-does-my-mobo-support-ram.html
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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?Item=N82E16813127235

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A:mobo ram support

Yes, that would be fine. If a mobo supports a certain RAM speed, anything at or below that speed will work fine as long as it is the right kind of RAM, in your case, DDR2.
 

http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/mobo-ram-support.59169/
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A:does my mobo support ddr2 ram

From:
http://www.asrock.com/mb/overview.asp?Model=775Dual-915GL&s=775

Memory
- Dual Channel DDR memory technology
- Supports DDR400/333
- DIMM slots: 2
- Max. capacity: 2GB

Sorry, but only DDR (1) up to 400 =)
 

http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/does-my-mobo-support-ddr2-ram.75691/
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A:Does my mobo support uEFI?

uefi are the modern kinds of BIOS. They are better than older generation BIOS and their more obvious feature is that they have fancy graphics, they don't look like old DOS stuff. Most other things are "better" but from a customer point of view, there isn't a lot to talk about. It supports newer standards like GPT, and other modern stuff that wasn't possible with older generations of BIOS.

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According to the product specs here, your BIOS is uefi already.

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http://www.sevenforums.com/hardware-devices/272873-does-my-mobo-support-uefi.html
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Hi,

I think that my MOBO can support this processor, but I just wanted to check.

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My MOBO is an ASUS P5N-E SLI.


(1)
I want to upgrade to an Intel Core 2 Extreme QX6700 2.66GHz Quad Core CPU. According to the ASUS website, my computer can support Quad core.

"
- Support Intel® next generation 45nm Multi-core CPU
- Intel® Quad-Core
"


(2)
I also wondered how much is the maximum RAM my MOBO can support (can I put in 2GB sticks in or just 4x1GB).

"
- Dual-channel DDR2 800/667/533
"


All help greatly appriciated in question #1 or #2.
 

A:Will my MOBO support a new processor and differnet RAM?

generally it is better just to stick with 2 sticks of ram. So go with 2 x 2gb if you want 4gb. (This is overkill for most applications). 2gb should be plenty.

You should not have any CPU upgrade issues, but you may require a BIOS update. Read: http://www.techspot.com/vb/topic75555.html

read: http://www.techspot.com/vb/topic65114.html before doing anything else.
 

http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/will-my-mobo-support-a-new-processor-and-differnet-ram.84765/
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Chipset Model Havendale/Clarkdale Host Bridge
Chipset Revision 18
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Southbridge Model HM57
Southbridge Revision 06
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Brand Dell Inc.
Version A09
Date 10/19/2010

A:How can you tell what CPU upgrade your laptop mobo can support?

BomberAF:

From my experience, I have not seen laptops that the cpu was not soldered onto the mb. But I could be wrong but most laptops require a heck of a lot of tools and experience to take them apart and put in a new cpu.

In the long run, it might be less aggrivation to just buy a new laptop as they are getting cheaper and cheaper.
You might want to let us know why you want to change the cpu?

Rich

http://www.sevenforums.com/hardware-devices/171905-how-can-you-tell-what-cpu-upgrade-your-laptop-mobo-can-support.html
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Thank you!
 

A:Hot to boot from USB-HDD even when your mobo dosent support it?

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Code:
Chipset
------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Northbridge NVIDIA nForce4 rev. A3
Southbridge NVIDIA nForce4 MCP rev. A3
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A:wil my mobo support a 1024 MB stick?

A phone number here you can try.
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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/wil-my-mobo-support-a-1024-mb-stick.601814/
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http://m.newegg.com/Product/index?it...76&PID=3938566

A:Will this Mobo Support an Nvidia 1080?

Originally Posted by xlook


I plan to build a gaming dedktop. I'll be buying an MSI mobo whose link is below. I want to know 2 things:

1) Will this mobo be good enough for an Nvidia 1080?

2) For a PSU, how many watts will I need to run an Nvidia 1080 on it?
http://m.newegg.com/Product/index?it...76&PID=3938566



1. It should be.

2. Start with 450Watts but look at the specs for the card to assure the PSU is adequate, may need to go as high as 750Watts.

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Also here's the windbg dump from the dmp file:


Code:
Loading Dump File [C:\Windows\Minidump\072911-13540-01.dmp]
Mini Kernel Dump File: Only registers and stack trace are available

Symbol search path is: SRV*d:\symbols*http://msdl.microsoft.com/download/symbols
Executable search path is:
Windows 7 Kernel Version 7601 (Service Pack 1) MP (4 procs) Free x64
Product: WinNt, suite: TerminalServer SingleUserTS Personal
Built by: 7601.17592.amd64fre.win7sp1_gdr.110408-1631
Machine Name:
Kernel base = 0xfffff800`02a4d000 PsLoadedModuleList = 0xfffff800`02c92650
Debug session time: Fri Jul 29 20:40:37.455 2011 (UTC + 1:00)
System Uptime: 0 days 0:04:46.267
Loading Kernel Symbols
...............................................................
................................................................
.............
Loading User Symbols
Loading unloaded module list
....
*******************************************************************************
* *
* Bugcheck Analysis *
* *
*******************************************************************************

Use !analyze -v to get detailed debugging information.

BugCheck 1A, {41790, fffffa8002400660, ffff, 0}

Probably caused by : ntkrnlmp.exe ( nt! ?? ::FNODOBFM::`string'+36024 )

Followup: MachineOwner
---------

3: kd> !analyze -v
*******************************************************************************
* *
* Bugcheck Analysis *
* *
*******************************************************************************

MEMORY_MANAGEMENT (1a)
# Any other values for parameter 1 must be individually examined.
Arguments:
Arg1: 0000000000041790, The subtype of the bugcheck.
Arg2: fffffa8002400660
Arg3: 000000000000ffff
Arg4: 0000000000000000

Debugging Details:
------------------
BUGCHECK_STR: 0x1a_41790

CUSTOMER_CRASH_COUNT: 1

DEFAULT_BUCKET_ID: VISTA_DRIVER_FAULT

PROCESS_NAME: svchost.exe

CURRENT_IRQL: 0

LAST_CONTROL_TRANSFER: from fffff80002b3ae40 to fffff80002accd00

STACK_TEXT:
fffff880`0640d818 fffff800`02b3ae40 : 00000000`0000001a 00000000`00041790 fffffa80`02400660 00000000`0000ffff : nt!KeBugCheckEx
fffff880`0640d820 fffff800`02aba17f : fffffa80`00000000 00000000`19a3ffff 00000000`00000000 00000000`00000000 : nt! ?? ::FNODOBFM::`string'+0x36024
fffff880`0640d9e0 fffff800`02acbf93 : ffffffff`ffffffff 00000000`0373f308 00000000`0373f300 00000000`00008000 : nt!NtFreeVirtualMemory+0x61f
fffff880`0640dae0 00000000`776714fa : 00000000`00000000 00000000`00000000 00000000`00000000 00000000`00000000 : nt!KiSystemServiceCopyEnd+0x13
00000000`0373f2c8 00000000`00000000 : 00000000`00000000 00000000`00000000 00000000`00000000 00000000`00000000 : 0x776714fa
STACK_COMMAND: kb

FOLLOWUP_IP:
nt! ?? ::FNODOBFM::`string'+36024
fffff800`02b3ae40 cc int 3

SYMBOL_STACK_INDEX: 1

SYMBOL_NAME: nt! ?? ::FNODOBFM::`string'+36024

FOLLOWUP_NAME: MachineOwner

MODULE_NAME: nt

IMAGE_NAME: ntkrnlmp.exe

DEBUG_FLR_IMAGE_TIMESTAMP: 4d9fdd5b

FAILURE_BUCKET_ID: X64_0x1a_41790_nt!_??_::FNODOBFM::_string_+36024

BUCKET_ID: X64_0x1a_41790_nt!_??_::FNODOBFM::_string_+36024

Followup: MachineOwner
---------

3: kd> !analyze -v;r;kv;lmtn;lmtsmn;.bugcheck;!sysinfo cpuinfo;!sysinfo machineid; !sysinfo cpuspeed;
*******************************************************************************
* *
* Bugcheck Analysis *
* *
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This is a workaround, not a solution. But let's see if that changes anything.

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A:Memory issue with X58 mobo

tried updating the BIOS?
 

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Hi I have recently built a new system - and happy to say all worked ok first time round.

System Spec:
MSI K8N Diamond NForce4 SLi
Athlon 64 3700+ 939
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OCZ PC3200 DDR Dual Channel Gold 2x 512Mb
Coolermaster realpower 450w

Was using the system ok for 12 hours, but found that it would not boot past the bios screen after that. I checked all connections - and found that if removed 1 stick of memory - was able to boot again. I presumed was bad memory so have returned both sticks to the store. After installing an unknown 512Mb to use until OCZ is tested i have found that again after about 12 - 13 hours machine will not boot. LED Indicator lights on Mobo tell me a memory failure again :-(

Has anybody seen this before - thanks in advance

Blue Scampi.
 

A:Possible Memory - Mobo faults

maybe voltage spike... or you use the Y cable to connect the video card to hard drive, causing the error.. first thing, rent out or buy one the strongest power supplies (More than 500 is preferred to those SLi...) if not, you will have to ask and complain the closest computer stores.
 

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It aslso won't run the Windows Experience index but reboots the machine part way through the test, I suspect this may also be memory related.
I will shortly update the BIOS to see if it resolves the issue but was wondering if you guys have any experience of this?
 

A:Memory issue with X58 mobo

Try running memtest86+ on each memory module to identify if there are any problems with the RAM sticks. I've heard that some motherboards often become unstable having all memory slots populated. Just a supposition. Actually such a thing should not happen.

Also go into BIOS and set the RAM timings and voltage to those specified by Corsair for your modules.
 

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Could you give me some suggestions on this setup or another?

This is what I had in mind:
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All the rest I will use an old case, ps, hd, dvd

I want to spend around 250 for everything.
Thinking of buying from a place like Newegg, PcParts or Mwave?

Do you think this will be too much for a first time mobo installer to setup?
Done all the other but not a mobo before.

Also is this on board video decent, I heard it was? Im not a gamer or overclocker, but I do enjoy some simple video games

I hope this is enough info to get some suggestions.
Thanks.
 

A:Mobo, CPU, memory on cheap

Thats a good set up but the onboard video will only be good for older games. You shoud get PC3200 RAM (400mhz). Most XP 2500's will run at 400 which turns it into an XP 3200.
 

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how can you tell what kind of memory a Mobo takes ?
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Discription.....
AMD 761 Chipset Socket A 5-PCI/1-AGP/1-ACRSlots AGP8X up to 2Gb DDR266 Audio ATX with cpu - AMD Duron 1.6GHz 266MHz Socket A with fan and heatsink

i buy all my parts from pricewatch and i do not see any DDR266 memory =/

thank you for your time
 

A:Mobo,s kind of memory

DDR266 = PC2100.

There's a high probability that it can take anything starting from PC2100 up to PC2700, PC3200, it'll just run slower. Just make sure you get DDR-I modules & not DDR-II modules.
 

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A:MOBO/Memory Compatability

If the motherboard manufacturer doesn't list the RAM on their compatibilty list then you may have some problem IF a problem occurs. That doesn't mean to say that there will be a problem.

At least if you stick to RAM on the compatibility list you have an avenue to get replacements / money back etc if there is a problem and their is no fault with the RAM itself.

Thats me talking from my own experience haha. I have a Asus P5N-E SLI mobo and I bought 4Gb of OCZ RAM (PC4600) without checking the compatibility list! I haven't run a full memtest on the RAM sticks themselves yet but my system totally locks up / crashes in some games if I have all 4Gb in. It has no problems at all with just 2Gb!

Although quite a few types of OCZ RAM are on the Asus compatibility list the particular one I have isn't!
 

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Lacking much knowlege,
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A:Memory/MoBo/BIOS ???????

Thanks to you guys that viewed my question even though no one had a response. I wrote ASUS Help Desk and they said to RMA the board - sounded like a dead memory bank. I just built the machine two weeks ago and the last thing I wanted was a DOA MoBO. I guess I should have suspected something sooner as the memory usage was never over 30% even with games and video editing. I suppose it saw the memory - just couldn't use it. Weird!!! I have a new question if someone has experience I would be thankful if they shared it. I yanked the MoBo and plan on replacing it. I have a 0 RAID on the promise SATA connections. I am running XP Pro Sp 1a. Is it possible to just plug up the new MOBO and go. I haven't activated the OS as I suspected something wasn't right. Thanks again to those who stopped to help.
 

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A:Memory or mobo issue

I think that sounds like a motherboard problem. What you could try is choosing 2 sticks of the RAM and putting them in the two working slots 0 and 1. Then put the same two sticks of ram into slots 2 and 3 and see if it works. If not then it is a motherboard issue.
 

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A:Memory speeds and cpu/mobo

You can't mix RAM speeds. Either you run the DDR 400 or the 266, but you can't mix them in the DIMM slots.
 

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A:e6750 mobo and memory is this OK?

errmm

OK supreme commander sometimes and now Lost planet run better on the Q6600.

http://anandtech.com/cpuchipsets/intel/showdoc.aspx?i=3038&p=15
 

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A:Memory-> Mobo Compatibility

YES, it is fine on that Mobo. And your assumption is correct... the mobo also supports 1800 & 1866MHz!

According to the ASUS Memory QVL (Qualified Vendors List)
Here: ASUSTeK Computer Inc.-Support-

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A:Memory support under a 64bit CPU & OS

Yes. A 64-bit operating system will support up to 16 exabytes of RAM (4 billion times more memory than 4GB), but most motherboards only support up to 16GB.

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A:Windows XP and Memory Support

I have 4 Gig of RAM. Windows XP Pro reports that I have 3.25 Gig. I suppose that is how much it can recognize and use.
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A:CPU or mobo video memory issue

Everything is running fine.

Too much memory in the Shared Video Memory. I had it set to 1024MB manufacturer says it can only take 512MB.

Don't know why there's an option to set it to 1024MB though.

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A:I need some help with Dual channel memory in an AV8 mobo

Might have some bad memory I would next run a test on both sticks to see what it comes up with. You can download a memory tester here.
 

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A:Memory compatibility with ASUS Mobo

check the compatible list on ASUS site.
 

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A:New MoBo, CPU, RAM, Memory-related BSODs ever since

Hello apmanley and welcome. Now from how I read your post you have renewed everything except the hard drive and the graphics card?

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A:shuttle MoBo Memory problems

Is the one chip that works correctly double sided, chips mounted on both sides, or single sided. Some motherboards will only use single sided, some double sided. could be, just a guess
 

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A:Memory and Mobo compatibility question

That only means it will operate in single channel mode.

Still, the speed (PC-xxxx) doesn't mean everything in compatibility. You should go to Corsair, Crucial or Kingston website and look up your system/motherboard model to find guaranteedly compatible RAM. Easiest to use is Crucial's automatic scanner.
 

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A:Importance of a Mobo's Memory Standard?

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A:Solved: Memory - Mobo Compatible?

Found the Kingston compatibility form thanks to the faq so never mind
 

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Ordered 2 sticks of (Crucial) 256 PC2100 DDR RAM and just got them today. First tried to install both together and at the boot screen system stalled on NVRAM check. I've tried putting each of the sticks in my computer one at a time in each slot and it works then.

Is this a mobo issue or are the 2 sticks just incompatible with eachother? I ordered both from crucial so I kind of figured that all would be well, but I guess I was wrong. Tried calling Crucial tech support and the guy I talked to had no idea what to do.

Any ideas? Defective mobo? It's a PC Chips 817, with a athlonxp 1600, 300W power, so I have no idea what could be wrong. Thanks for your help.

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A:memory upgrade/mobo issue

Honestly - probably mobo - search for a bios update. Hope there is one.

LNCPapa
 

http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/memory-upgrade-mobo-issue.1869/
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Hi I m new to memory upgrade could anyone help me to check if the new ram is compatible with the old one because I m putting more gigs next to the old Memory for compatible its if my check mobo ram to make it gigs CORSAIR http www newegg com Product Product aspx Item N E G Memory check if its compatible for my mobo SKILL Value http www newegg com Product Product aspx Item N E Mobo I m currently using http www newegg com Product Product aspx Item N E side note The reason why i got an extra G skill ram is because the new Corsair i brought in to Bestbuy the other day for installation was bad the tech told me my PC won t start up when he put the the similar stick of Corsair ram to the existence one so i went out and purchase the G skill instead from newegg and hopefully its compatible with the old one So my other question is was the secondary Corsair a DOA or can the Bestbuy tech fix it by adjusting my PC bio or other setting thanks nbsp

A:Memory check if its compatible for my mobo

it usually works, but it is NEVER good to mix memory modules... all working well individually. You will always note a hit in performance, and some will make the computer noticeably slower.
Better to sell the old, and install all identical modules...
 

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Hiya all I m new here so bare with me wave Over the christmas period I upgraded my computer by putting a new mobo and chip in Could Mobo/Memory Think - It Resetting Games Be and new graphics card I also aquired a new power supply unit Since this has happened my games have been resetting and starting the computer up again I have changed around graphics cards power supply units and still I have the same problem I even reinstalled just incase of corrupted files One thing i have not changed around is the mobo and memory I know that the copmuter is not overheating the case is at C and the mobo is at C I have just order new memory hoping that this may solve the problem however if anyone has any ideas I would appreciate it if anyone would pass thier Games Resetting - Think It Could Be Mobo/Memory ideas forward My specs are GB ram Nvidia Athlon IS mobo memory is unbranded power supply is w however i have my old w in atm Thank you nbsp

A:Games Resetting - Think It Could Be Mobo/Memory

go into your bios and set your memory timings to longer values. and, if you have the option, disable cpc override. this will, simply put, give the ram more time to work. if this works then you'll need to experiment to see whats the fastest timing you can run without restarting.
 

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mobo:

asus.com/Motherboards/AMD_AM3/M4A88TM/

asus m4a88t-m


memory:

hynix.com/datasheet/eng/module/details/module_20_HMT125R7TFR8C.jsp?menu1=01&menu2=01&menu3=01&menuNo=1&m=1&s=1

hynix hmt125r7tfr8c




the board does no beeps, but it features MemOK! and has a dram_led... the dram_led is blinking red continuously... this is the ecc memory and the said board is supposed to support ecc... i tried reinstalling / reseating the memory - same result... i'm going to buy some other memory, but what could be the problem here? any help is appreciated
 

A:Mobo + memory = POST failure

Assuming the board and system is powering up...
Have you tried resetting the board? Clearing CMOS ?
 

http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/mobo-memory-post-failure.165575/
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I m looking to build my first computer I m going to school for computer Combo? CPU, Nice MOBO Memory, networking and I ve been upgrading and repairing my own computers for about years now Nice CPU, Memory, MOBO Combo? Now I want to step up and build my own Nice CPU, Memory, MOBO Combo? I know I want to go with a quad core intel processor at least GB of DDR run VISTA and a good future upgradable motherboard such as the intel X so in the future if I wanted to upgrade to DDR or Nice CPU, Memory, MOBO Combo? intel s new quad core I can Now I have heard that intel s boards are good but not very overclocking friendly Since I don t know how to overclock I really dont know what makes a board friendly or unfriendly to it but overclocking is something i would like to experiment with in the future I am a gamer but not the quot Rig quot gamer I got an email from tigerdirect com and they are having a sale on this package XFX nForce i LT SLI Motherboard Intel Core Quad Q GHz Socket OEM Processor OCZ Dual Channel MB PC DDR MHz Memory x MB http www tigerdirect com applicat LT-Q B amp CMP EMC-TIGEREMAIL amp SRCCODE WEM C This motherboard satisifies everything I am looking for except it doesn t support DDR DDR is not really a concern of mine now but is it something I am going to want a year or down the line or is DDR gonna stay in the game for a little while Also does anyone have experience with this MOBO Is it quot overclocking friendly quot Anything I should know What about the memory that comes with it decent memory I like this board because it is SLI ready comes wit high defenition audio which may keep me from spending that extra money on a card is ATX has a good amount of expansion slots built in LAN and has gotten some nice reveiws but also some bad ones scattered in there I know this thread may not be as clear as it should be but I mainly just looking for some people s comments and feedback on this package especially the motherboard Would this be a good selection for a first time builder Thanks nbsp

A:Nice CPU, Memory, MOBO Combo?

For Intel cpu's I would not be buying Nvidia chipsets. Intel board doesn't matter as they no longer make them anyway, but Intel chipsets will run much better.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/nice-cpu-memory-mobo-combo.680920/