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K7VT4A-Pro Mobo I'm trying to figure out this RAM configuration. The Manual Says: Memory: 2 DDR DIMM slots: DDR1and DDR2 PC2100 (DDR266) / PC2700 (DDR333) for 2 DDR DIMM slots, Max. 2GB; PC3200 (DDR400) for 1 DDR DIMM slot, Max. 1GB I really want to use the DDR 400, but this doesn't make sense. If I use DDR 400 does it have to be both slots but only equal 1GB instead of 2GB? How can I use DDR 400 on this mother board???

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  • MooCrew Jun 19, 2008

    oh haha, so that note in the manual just means that I can only put 1 GB of either 266, 333,or 400 in each slot which equals 2Gb, right?
    I CAN use two sticks of 1GB DDR400 RAM?

  • MooCrew Jun 19, 2008

    Memory
    - Supports DDR400*/333/266 non-ECC, un-buffered memory
    - DIMM slots: 2
    - Max. capacity of system memory: 2GB

    *DDR400 for 1 DDR DIMM slot, Max. 1GB


    It's really that easy?
    I can use two sticks of DDR400 = 2GB total.

    Why would they make a * for it ???


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Hello the homepage is here:

http://www.asrock.com/mb/VIA/K7VT4A%20PRO/

Supports DDR400 high performance memory
Max. capacity of system memory: 2GB
DDR400 for 1 DDR DIMM slot, Max. 1GB


DDR 2 just means the other slot or socket
It does not mean the mainboard supports DDR 2 ram.

Best of luck

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Dear sir i have 1GB DDR400 and the others are corsair 1GB EACH BUT THE PC STILL NOT BOOTING WHEN WINDOWS TRY TO COME UP, SO AM ONLY WORKING WITH 2GB AT THIS TIME, DO YOU MEAN THAT IF I PUT 1GB DD400 ON MY TREE SLOTS I SHOULD WORK? PLS ANSWER THANKS REGARDS JAMES MALTA

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Greetings,

The motherboard will read 1GB DDR400 memory per slot only.

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