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Hey guys my friend just ordered the above named mobo and was wondering if it supports ddr2 667mhz memory its only advertised as saying 800mhz. Any help would be great.
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It should, but you will either need to put the RAM on a divider, or don't put it on a divider and see if you can overclock it that far. (G.Skill could probably do it)
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I'm pretty sure it will work. I think it will either downclock his processor, or overclock his ram. Not sure if the mobo can, but you could run a "cpu speed"/"ram speed" ratio between the two. Then you should be able to start off the both the CPU and RAM at their stock settings to begin with.

BTW, isn't that basically what your sig rig is/will be running (not sure if you have it yet, considering it says work in progress )?

If you are just worried about Abit literally not advertising any memory speed other than DDR2-800, I wouldn't worry about it.

EDIT: Dang it Wallaby!!! I'm too slow at helping others...lol
    
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it works fine with 667mhz DDR2 (its what im using)
800mhz DDR2 might need you to increase Vcore.

also to use a Brisbane core properly make sure bios is all updated.
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post #5 of 5
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thx, the people at tigerdirect said it would only work with 800mhz ram but who knows. so he had to order up more ram at 11:00 last night haha.
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