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Old 11-15-2006, 11:19 PM   #1
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"Notice: Only DDR2-800 memory supporting JEDEC approved 1.8V operation with timings of 5-5-5 or 6-6-6 is supported on Intel Desktop Boards based on Intel 965 Express Chipsets." (It says this in the description for the mobo)

Mean that I can't use RAM with 4-4-4 timings and 2.1V?
Someone posted in a review for that mobo that they are using RAM with timing 4-4-4-12 and 2.1V so I'm wondering why it says that.


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Old 11-16-2006, 12:52 AM   #2
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If you can make manual adjustments to the ram in the bios to meet the ram specs then it may work. Keyword is "may".

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Old 11-16-2006, 01:15 AM   #3
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It says that becuase JEDEC only supports that. The reason that the RAM will run 4-4-4-12 @ 2.1V is because you manually set the settings. If the motherboard is a P965, chances are that it will support those settings. If the motherboard can handle those speeds (why won't it?) then its fine.
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