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Would a motherboard that supports DDR2 533 also support DDR2 667

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i know that motherboards support faster ram speeds but it would actually take full advantage of that speed or only run at the speed it supports?

im takling about the Gigabyte ga8aenxp-d to be specific.
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Check here....
http://www.xpcgear.com/ga8aenxpd.html

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GA-8AENXP-D the flagship motherboard for GIGABYTE 8 series offers a complete range of features dedicated to satisfying all computing needs. Experience next-generation processing with LGA775 Intel Pentium 4 Processor with the latest 1066MHz FSB & Hyper-Threading Technology! With new 1066MHz FSB delivers higher bandwidth among CPU and north bridge chipset, allows more data and instructions thru put, thus increasing the overall system performance and user experience. The 8Series motherboards support DDR-2 533 / 400 to deliver a maximum memory bandwidth of 8.5GB/s in dual channel DDR mode. Along with enhanced performance is additional system stability with the GIGABYTE Universal Plus Dual Power System (U-Plus D.P.S.)
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It can run faster if you overclock the memory and yes it will use to full advantage of the memory. You will see the differnce in games and fram rates with better memory and or overclocked memory
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Dual-channel DDR2 Flexible memory support for dual-channel DDR2 533/DDR2 400 memory, providing up to 8.5 GB/s of memory bandwidth, in RAM configurations up to a maximum of 4 GB. Maximum system performance with latest DDR2 533 (CL3) memory. (Intel


so this is just because they dditn have 667 out yet?
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