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Will Two Of These Ram Sticks Work With An Asus A7a266 Mainboard?


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#1 JamieH

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Posted 06 June 2008 - 06:57 PM

I want to put two of these on an ASUS A7A266 motherboard. Will they work? Does the A7A266 use DDR or DDR2? What's the maximum RAM allowed?

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Posted 06 June 2008 - 07:31 PM

I got various answers so here it goes.
The board is meant for PC2100, reports say PC3200 will work, but
at the slower speed. Also reported was anything over 1GB would not work, but
the specs say 2GB is possible at PC2100.
Here's a link to the manual for that board:
http://paulduncan.org/files/a7a266-104.pdf

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Posted 06 June 2008 - 07:41 PM

Worth reading, IMO: http://www.firingsquad.com/hardware/a7a266/default.asp

Board can take 3GB of PC133 or 2GB of PC2100 (or above). PC 133 is SDRAM, while PC2100 is DDR (not DDR2).

PC3200 ought to work, but if PC2100 is cheaper...I see no reason to buy premium DDR for a board that also accomodates SDRAM and where PC2100 is the manual recommendation.

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Posted 08 June 2008 - 04:53 PM

What about two of these?

http://www.ncix.com/products/index.php?sku...acture=Kingston

It's PC2100.

Edited by JamieH, 08 June 2008 - 04:53 PM.





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