Only Motherboard

Discussion in 'General Hardware' started by Bman, Feb 8, 2008.

  1. Bman

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  2. Dark Atheist

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    thought you were going to get an p5n32-e sli ? ;) - most sites atm are saying that DDR3 is not worth the money
     
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    Did you try to search for a review of the board?

    From the specs listed in this review it appears that board is DDR3 only.
     
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    Yea I watched a video review, but not much was said on that.

    I guess that is the only downfall for that board, that it wont support DDR2.

    What happens if I put DDR2 into it?
     
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    either it will work at the speed its supposed to - if DDR3 is backwards compatible (slots that is not the mem) or it wont work
     
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    Not possible as the slot for DDR2 is different than DDR3.
    You would have to get a board that supports both DDR2 and DDR3 (has both types of slots).

    Like the Asus P5KC
     
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    thats why i said if it was backwards compitable - i havent looked at DDR3 in great detail as the price is stupid atm, plus i have no need for it.....yet
     
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    That's both Quad & Dual, DDR2 & DDR3

    WHY DIDN"T YOU SAY THAT FIRST....geeez thats what i am looking for lol

    Well sorta, its not as good as a MB, but arg I don't know what to do....cause DDR3 is really not worth it now.
     
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    I think I am going to do it. I think this time around I am not going to be smart, and I am going to spend money on something I just want to. Overall I think it's a better choice, it's just the RAM that is not a good choice at the moment. But F IT!

    I am getting (soon, have to save up a bit) the...

    http://www.tigerdirect.ca/applicati...tails.asp?EdpNo=3109410&body=MAIN#detailspecs

    with this RAM

    http://www.tigerdirect.ca/applications/SearchTools/item-details.asp?EdpNo=3163026&CatId=3361

    & this CPU

    http://www.tigerdirect.ca/applications/SearchTools/item-details.asp?EdpNo=2643933

    Now I have to look for deals, so I don't know what the total final price will be.

    But in terms of future, I should be good for awhile.