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Will my Motherboard support 6GB DDR2

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Tomorrow is christmas, well in like 30minutes, so I gotta go to sleep soon cuz santa got me 2x2gbDDr2 PC6400 RAM...

But i kinda forgot to look at my motherboard specs:

http://www.biostar-usa.com/app/en-us...t.php?S_ID=344

and im not sure if it even works if I get 6GB It says it supports

"2G DDR2 800"

Is that per stick? So then the max ram I could get on this motherboard would be that times 4 slots, so that would be 8GB RAM, so here is my questions:

1). Can I support 6GB RAM With this motherboard?

2). If I wanted to buy 4x4GB DDR2's to get 16GB RAM, (I Do AE Video editing) Would that support it?

Thanks ~

- monkuar
post #2 of 12
Looks like "per stick" and you might be stuck running them at DDR2-667, but you can compensate with tighter timings.
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Max. Supports up to 16GB Memory.
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Looks like "per stick" and you might be stuck running them at DDR2-667, but you can compensate with tighter timings.
Dam, wait so when i install the ddr2 800 it will go down to 667?
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Dam, wait so when i install the ddr2 800 it will go down to 667?
Only if you are using 667 with those 800.
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So should I take out the other 2 when i install the 800's so I can get 4gb of ram at 800speed or just use all 6gb of ram at 667 speed?S
post #7 of 12
If you are running DDR2 667 with DDR2 800. Those DDR2 800 will down clock them self to the speed of those DDR2 667. Until you remove those DDR2 667 and then those DDR 800 will run @ 800.
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post #8 of 12
Will the 667 mhz run at 800 mhz speeds? If so oc the 667 mhz ram

Other wise run on a divider and keep all 6 gigs (going from 2 to 4 gigs is a vast improvement)
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What does run on a divider mean?

My 2x2gb's DDR2's will be closest to CPU, then my other crapy 2x 1gb sticks will be the farest right(away from cpu) is that what u mean?

iuno if the 667 will overclock, i would have to test it out, but i got 4 sticks of them so doesnt hurt if i make 1 pop eh
post #10 of 12
Are you planing to buy 4x4gb at once or one at a time?
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