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Will PC3200 fit in this motherboard?
« on: March 02, 2006, 10:35:19 pm »
I'm thinking about expanding the memory of my computer. I'm planning to replace my current PC2700 512 MiB module with two PC3200 1024 MiB modules. The question is, though, if that is possible with the current motherboard I have.
I have this one:
Asus A7V8X-X

I've been looking around the internet for specifications, but most of the times I find the option of PC3200 between brackets ('(', ')') and that is what makes me wonder.
Anyone who can shed some light on this?

On a side note, I've read there could be some issues with an AGP video card blocking the memory slots, I checked and that is not the case with me.

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Re: Will PC3200 fit in this motherboard?
« Reply #1 on: March 03, 2006, 06:48:55 pm »
I think you should be okay with the memory..

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Re: Will PC3200 fit in this motherboard?
« Reply #2 on: March 04, 2006, 07:18:33 pm »
So let's say if I would buy two "DDR PC3200 1024 MB Kingston" modules, it should work?
Are there things about memory I should know before buying?

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Re: Will PC3200 fit in this motherboard?
« Reply #3 on: March 16, 2006, 06:27:27 pm »
Well I bought the modules, and they do indeed "fit" into my motherboard. And they work as well!
I haven't been able to test them to their full capacity yet since I don't seem to have any programs that use that much (running alot of them at the same time instead) but diagnostics show that I indeed now have 2 GiB of memory... Now I'm really ready for Oblivion! :)


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Re: Will PC3200 fit in this motherboard?
« Reply #4 on: March 16, 2006, 07:23:41 pm »
Enjoy :D