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K8V SE Deluxe RAM Speed

By TempleDwarf
Mar 10, 2005
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  1. Hi all =)

    I am having a computer custom built with a K8V SE Deluxe motherboard put in; I wanted some info on the board, so I googled it and went here:

    http://reviews.pimprig.com/motherboards/asus_k8vse_deluxe_a64_motherboard.php

    It will have 3 512 meg sticks of DDR ram put into it...but here is where the problem comes in...One section of the site reads as follows:

    "Here's an interesting thing with the RAM slots; where you place your RAM will dictate the RAM speed. For example, if I place a stick of double sided RAM in DIMM1, I get DDR 400. If I add another stick of RAM in DIMM2 or 3, I still get 400. But if I place those same two sticks of RAM in only DIMM2 and DIMM3, I would end up with DDR 200 speed. If I filled all three slots up with double sided RAM, I would still only have DDR 200 speed. The max speed that can be achieved with all three slots filled is DDR 333..."

    Is this true!? I hope not =( because I think it would cost me more to get a 1 gig stick rather than 2 512 sticks...
     
  2. fishhookz

    fishhookz TS Rookie Posts: 177

    The first thing you should read is the mobo site at ASUS.
     
  3. dromero53

    dromero53 TS Rookie

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    To get all three sticks to work at ddr400 I did the folowing, with 3 sticks of DDR400 1GB Micron Memory,

    1 Go into the bios set up then to the Advanced tab
    2 Then go to Memory configuration
    3 Go to Memory Lock code
    4 Go to Auto the the enter key arrow down and change it from auto to Limit the go down the menu to [2:1 DDR400)] select that and then exit and save changes and reboot and all you memory should run at DDR400.

    This worked for me.

    Hope this helps
    dromero53@yahoo.com
     
  4. PUTALE

    PUTALE TS Rookie Posts: 178

    the asus k8v se deluxe will only run at ddr333 when you insert 3 sticks of ram and I think it's only when it's single sided (not sure on this one).
     
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