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DFI are great motherboards. Yes that RAM will work just fine. It will just get clocked down to 400MHZ stock...You would just need to up it in the BIOS.
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Ok! Thanks a bunch for the tips guys. Now I just have to wait for my RMA to go through so I can order the MOBO, then I will be good to go!
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I beleive you should find a DDR500 setting if you so desire to use it, but like said, as you OC the CPU so will the RAM so it's unlikely you will need th3e DDR500 setting.
Still curious, do a google of the MB and find some screen shots of the BIOS options
    
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Ok I'm about to check on that.....BTW I have these RAMsinks coming in the mail on Monday, and I'm not going to RMA becuase this would be a total waste. I originally bought these to cool the VRMs of my Sapphire X1950 Pro, but I got pissed and gave up on this card, then ordered a HIS X1950 Pro. I don't think that there are any IC chips that can be cooled on the card, as they are covered by the HS/fan combo. Basically what I'm asking is that should I put these on the uncooled mobo chips? The Swiftech site suggests to use these on the mobo VRMs. Would this be for extending the life of the MOBO, or simply allowing for safely running a hgher voltage. (As I said above, I'm a mobo noob!)
Thanks for the help guys!
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post #15 of 67
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Originally Posted by binormalkilla View Post
Ok I'm about to check on that.....BTW I have these RAMsinks coming in the mail on Monday, and I'm not going to RMA becuase this would be a total waste. I originally bought these to cool the VRMs of my Sapphire X1950 Pro, but I got pissed and gave up on this card, then ordered a HIS X1950 Pro. I don't think that there are any IC chips that can be cooled on the card, as they are covered by the HS/fan combo. Basically what I'm asking is that should I put these on the uncooled mobo chips? The Swiftech site suggests to use these on the mobo VRMs. Would this be for extending the life of the MOBO, or simply allowing for safely running a hgher voltage. (As I said above, I'm a mobo noob!)
Thanks for the help guys!

Yes it would be a good Idea to use thos HS on he VRM chips...Gives you stability when cooled....And yes helps with higher voltages.
post #16 of 67
I placed them all over my mobo, there are some voltage area's on the mobo that dont have a heatsink on them. I also put a few on my sound card namely on the xram and cirrus chip.

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post #17 of 67
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All right, cool cool....I was starting to worry that I was going to just keep them for reserve. I will definitely put them on the mobo's IC chips.
BTW Mr. Pink57, I have been meaning to tell you this, but your signatures are freaking HILARIOUS!
What movie is that violin quote from? I want to say a David Spade film, but I dunno......
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I read the reviews on newegg.com and there are MANY bad reviews. Do you guys think that this mobo is a good one for a first time mobo install. I installed my current mobo in a new case, but I have never messed with the bios, other than flashing an update.
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post #19 of 67
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Originally Posted by binormalkilla View Post
I read the reviews on newegg.com and there are MANY bad reviews. Do you guys think that this mobo is a good one for a first time mobo install. I installed my current mobo in a new case, but I have never messed with the bios, other than flashing an update.
I have nothing bad to say about my DFI board, Its the best board ive ever used and has never given me any hassles as of yet. Only problems I have encountered was that I neded to do a BIOS update for it to recognise my fairly unique memory modules.

Once I flashed the BIOS to version 6-23 everything was great.

Compared to your ASUStec board its like comparing a Ford to a Porsche

The BIOS options are by far the most comprehensive of any motherboard manufacturer out there.
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post #20 of 67
Which DFI LP are we talking about exactly, lol

My RDX200CF-DR can run RAM faster than the CPU - i.e. with the CPU at 200mhz and the RAM at 250mhz (DDR500) which would give you a nice performance boost at stock. It also has some massive spiky silver heatsinks on the VRMs
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