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would these be compatible?
I see the motherboard apparently handles up to 1200MHz DDR2 RAM and the RAM is rated at 1150MHz

http://www.tekheads.co.uk/s/product?product=606613
http://www.ebuyer.com/UK/product/121162

Would that mean I can only over clock it to 1200MHz?
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post #2 of 11
Indeed, stock speed would be 1150Mhz. But you can OC it as much as you can go. Perhaps even 1300Mhz.
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but the motherboard supports up to 1200MHz?
or does that mean it supports up to 1200MHz stock but you can overclock it from there?
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post #4 of 11
THat would be correct. You see motherboards with 1333 fsb.. but really you can go as high as you want (or can)
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From reading Spec's im pretty sure your good to OC a bit to them speeds.

However i do blelieve they are BUS speeds so when the new Native Quad come out you can run at 1200mhz with ram @ 1:1
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post #6 of 11
When you oc the fsb you are also oc-ing the motherboard's capacity

So yes it should work
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post #7 of 11
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Originally Posted by korruptive View Post
but the motherboard supports up to 1200MHz?
or does that mean it supports up to 1200MHz stock but you can overclock it from there?
Correct, you also can put faster memory in it. Like DDR1000 in DDR800, then the MB just downclocks it to 800Mhz. But it will work.

But now your memory, it would do fine. I'm not sure how far yo ucan OC it tho.
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post #8 of 11
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Originally Posted by Desperado1987 View Post
Correct, you also can put faster memory in it. Like DDR1000 in DDR800, then the MB just downclocks it to 800Mhz. But it will work.

But now your memory, it would do fine. I'm not sure how far yo ucan OC it tho.
Does it look like it can't be overclocked much?
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post #9 of 11
Quote:
Originally Posted by korruptive View Post
Does it look like it can't be overclocked much?
Another yes OCZ's memorys overclock very well. They are very good memory. I think also very stable.
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post #10 of 11
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Originally Posted by Desperado1987 View Post
Another yes OCZ's memorys overclock very well. They are very good memory. I think also very stable.
I said can't but I see what you mean, cool.
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