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my MOBO is set for DDR2 1066 memory. what happens if you put in some
DDR2 1142, or DDR2 1250?? does the mobo just regulate what it can handle?? just curious is all
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The memory will run at what ever speed you tell it to in the bios.

Keep in mend that some memory out there is really picky at what speed it runs at. I've came across memory that would OC great, but if I set a divider that underclocked the memory it would give me peoblems. I think this stuff is rather rare though...most will run underclocked just fine.
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ahhh thanx
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Yeah, it will most like run off the SPD of the memory...

all memory usually has 2 or 3 different settings at factory. Open up CPUz and go to the SPD tab, you'll see what I mean.
 
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