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Ram Dear Sir/Maddam I have a Asus P5VDC-MX supported rams are supposedly: Supported RAM Speeds400 MHz · 266 MHz · 533 MHz · 333 MHz But just read some put a 677mhz in and works fine.. My problem is I want to buy This ram that is high performance and need to know if it will work..I think not but I am no technician. KINGSTON HYPERX 4GB KIT DDR2 PC2-8500, KINGSTON KHX8500D2K2/4G HYPERX 1066MHz(PC2-8500) DDR2 4GB KIT (2x2GB) CL5 (5-5-5-15) RAM Power supply : Vdd: 1.8V ± 0.1V, Vddq: 1.8V ± 0.1V Double-data-rate architecture; two data transfers per clock cycle Bidirectional data strobe(DQS) Differential clock inputs(CK and CK) DLL aligns DQ and DQS transition with CK transition Programmable Read latency 5 (clock) Burst Length: 4, 8 (Interleave/nibble sequential) Programmable Burst type (sequential & interleave) Timing Reference: 5-5-5-18 at +1.8V / 5-5-5-15 at +2.2V Edge aligned data output, center aligned data input Auto & Self refresh, 7.8us refresh interval (8K/64ms refresh) Serial presence detect with EEPROM High Performance Heat Spreader PCB : Height 1.180? (30.00mm), double sided component Or.. 2GB Corsair (2x XMS2 1GB) TWIN2X2048-6400C4 PC-6400 DDR2 RAM, 2x240-pin DIMMs, Non ECC Unbuffered, 4-4-4-12 2GHz of DDR2 Memory SPD Includes Enhanced Performance Profiles (EPP) Implemented Using 64M x 8 DDR2 SDRAMs 100% Tested at 800MHz in High Performance DDR2 Motherboards Or..Simply I have to get standard ram ie. Supported RAM Speeds400 MHz · 266 MHz · 533 MHz · 333 MHz I have a 450 psu but that is regardless isn't it. Thanks in advance for any advice. Daniel.

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Your motherboard can take DDR or DDR2 RAM modules.

Crucial says: "Each memory slot can hold DDR PC2700,DDR PC3200,DDR2 PC2-5300 with a maximum of 1GB per slot." No sense getting 4GB since the max is 2GB.

You can get higher speed RAM (PC2-6400) because it is backward compatible.

I would go with the 2 X 1GB Corsair from the ones listed.

Or consider the options on Crucial's site. See this page:

http://www.crucial.com/store/listparts.aspx?model=P5VDC-MX

Two 1GB modules of DDR2 PC2-5300 run about $34 US.

(PS. Your 450W power supply will handle about anything.)

Posted on Jun 03, 2009

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    Wayne Mineard Jun 03, 2009

    Forgot to mention...you can't mix DDR and DDR2. You must use one or the other.



    Also, if you go to the Crucial site, click on "Show All" to see all of their upgrade choices.



    Thanks for using Fixya.

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