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With DDR RAM, you want to get RAM that is rated to run faster then the stock FSB, to give you overclocking head room. Does the same hold true for DDR2 RAM? I.E., if my motherboard says it supports DDR2 667, should I get DDR2 800? Also, could someone link me to some good DDR2 RAM?
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Same principals apply for DDR2 as DDR for headroom.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...InnerManu=1666
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I was thinking of getting http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820141211. Do you think it would overclock at all? It has the advantage of costing less then 1 GB of DDR2 800+ RAM.
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if you put in faster ram than the mobo, it will underclock, so just clock up to ddr 800 and make it run at stock or maybe even higher
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So, do you think the RAM in my link would overclock at all?
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Probably not much more than what you already have. Going cheap on ram isn't the best thing to do.
Get 2x 512 of some good ram and add more later.
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Sure it would, just run it in a divider or loosen the timings and add voltage I have my DDR2 533 at 610MHz lol. AND its valueselect ram.
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^Bump. Lets get some more thoughts in here.
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hmm.. my worthless opinion says there's nothing wrong with the RAM you posted..
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