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I may get flamed for this, but can you use PC3500 - 4200 in any motherboard? Im currently running KHX PC3200.... If not, whats the point in them making PC3500 + ?
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Yup, you can use them
    
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post #3 of 35
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Ok, one more question then lol, Would there be any increase in performance, and would it be worth upgrading?

BTW This is from asus
4 x DIMM, max. 4GB, DDR 400/333/266, ECC and non-ECC, un-buffered memory
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It depends on what you're upgrading to
    
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post #5 of 35
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From PC3200 to PC4000 for example.
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Sure no problem, but why lower and not higher?
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post #7 of 35
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Sure no problem, but why lower and not higher?
huh?
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post #8 of 35
It also depends on the timings

Any particular kit you're currently looking at?
    
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post #10 of 35
2x512mb or 2x1gb?

If you want 2x512mb you should look into TCCD based RAM

If you want 2x1GB you should look into UCCC/Micron based RAM but you'll only find UCCC on ebay and the like as Samsung doesn't make UCCC anymore
    
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