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Hi guys, i have this motherboard just laying around at home, http://www.asrock.com/MB/overview.asp?Model=P4i45GV%20R5.0 and i have some DDR 400 ram, and i am doubtful the pc will start with this ram, coz i can't seem to find the DDR333 that i had with this motherboard. Do you guys think that DDR 400 will work on this board? i just want to set this pc up for warcraft hehe, and i have all this stuff at home, so why not! i have a 3.0Ghz HT cpu, i have a DDR400 mobo, but it doesn't support HT so the cpu is running at 1.5 GHz, and i know this mobo supports HT, so would like to use this one.
Has anyone sucessfully used DDR400 ram in a DDR 333 mobo?
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Hi guys, i have this motherboard just laying around at home, http://www.asrock.com/MB/overview.asp?Model=P4i45GV%20R5.0 and i have some DDR 400 ram, and i am doubtful the pc will start with this ram, coz i can't seem to find the DDR333 that i had with this motherboard. Do you guys think that DDR 400 will work on this board? i just want to set this pc up for warcraft hehe, and i have all this stuff at home, so why not! i have a 3.0Ghz HT cpu, i have a DDR400 mobo, but it doesn't support HT so the cpu is running at 1.5 GHz, and i know this mobo supports HT, so would like to use this one.
Has anyone sucessfully used DDR400 ram in a DDR 333 mobo?

Thats memory will be fine, all memory is backwards compatible so if your mobo only supports 333 the memory will automatically be downclocked to 333
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It will work just fine... I had a board just like yours with DDR400 memory modules and had no issues with that...
If i'm not mistaken, u can flash that bios so it can suppot new CPU's and memory modules! Try it!
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hmmm, i have an idea, i could put in everything, and then i'll oc it so that the ram is stable at its normal frequency of 400. its value ram, so it is most likely the limiting factor when oc'ing
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Sometimes they're the best to OC!! wink.gif
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