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If I buy DRR400 ram and stick it on a board that surrports DRR200 what happens?
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If I buy DRR400 ram and stick it on a board that surrports DRR200 what happens?
I'm pretty sure it'll just go to that speed...depending on the cpu's FSB.
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I'm pretty sure it'll just go to that speed...depending on the cpu's FSB.
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DDR = Double-Data-Rate: runs twice the speed of the FSB.

200Mhz FSB = 400Mhz RAM

As long as the CPU is running at 200Mhz FSB, then the RAM will run at twice the speed, provided there is no divider other than 1:1 at play.
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