memory question

By ozdude
Mar 23, 2007
  1. I have a Gigabyte GA-K8NS Ultra-939 mobo that takes DDR400.
    My question is will it run with higher speed PC-4000 RAM and would this
    be an advantage in overclocking or should I just stick with the PC-3200?
  2. gavilan

    gavilan TS Rookie Posts: 62

    Yes and yes, just make sure to buy high quality RAM to avoid any compatibility problems. Check the motherboards list of recommended RAM and get RAM that closely matches that list only faster.
  3. ozdude

    ozdude TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Thanks very much gavilan.
    I was thinking of OCZ EL DDR PC-4000 / 500MHz / 2GB Dual Channel / Platinum XTC Edition which seems to conform to the specs except that its higher speed like you said.
  4. Tedster

    Tedster Techspot old timer..... Posts: 6,002   +15

    yes and no. The question is will your chipset accept the RAM. The only way to know is to try. While you will be able to overclock, it also depends on your CPU. I don't recommend OC'ing in general at all. But if you have money to burn, go ahead.
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