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Old 12-23-2010, 07:30 PM   #1
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Question confused: RAM in 945

Hi Guys,

I have intel 945 motherboard which supports maximum 2G DDR2 RAM at 667MHz. Now in the market RAM with minimum freq is 800MHz and i am confused should i install the 800 MHz RAM. Would installing RAM with higher freq than required harm my motherboard or will it work without problem to the hardware. Please help as my desktop is rebooting every 15 mins. I checked with memcheck and it showed RAM was bad.

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Old 12-23-2010, 07:39 PM   #2
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The clock speed of the memory is controlled by the system board. The speed you are referring to is the maximum speed that ram should be operated at. Running it at a lower speed will not hurt the ram or system board.


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