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Ram Would the Buffalo DDR2 SDRAM 2 gigabytes work with this motherboard?

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Hi roniduncan,
Your Intel D865GBF motherboard does not support DDR2 memory.
The D865GBF motherboard does support.
DDR400, 2.5 V Dual channel and up to four 184-pin Double Data Rate (DDR) SDRAM Dual Inline Memory Module (DIMMs) connectors with gold-plated contacts.
Do not have your manual? Download from this link.
http://support.intel.com/support/motherboards/desktop/d865gbf/sb/cs-008983.htm

Please turn to Page 17 in your user manual. (Memory specs).
Inte D865GBF motherboard main web site.
http://downloadcenter.intel.com/filter_results.aspx?strTypes=all&ProductID=948&OSFullName=Windows*+XP+Professional&lang=eng&strOSs=44&submit=Go%21

Any more questions? Feel free to ask.

Mike

Posted on Apr 24, 2008

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