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Created On: 07/09/2005 07:35 AM
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 07/09/2005 07:35 AM
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I need help making sure all of these different items are compatible the only questions that I have are the processor and motherboard fsb speed do not match. The motherboard says that it is 1000mhz is that "can support up to 1000" or the "processor you use has to be 1000mhz" ?? Will I have to change the core or clock speed of the processor to match the board or vice versa and will that change the speed of ram that I will need ?? also the memory says that it is unbuffered, what does that mean ?? these are the parts im looking at. bear in mind its a cheap gaming rig for the wife =)

GIGABYTE GA-K8NS Ultra-939 Socket 939 NVIDIA nForce3 Ultra ATX AMD Motherboard Model #: GA-K8NS Ultra-939' ">

With This CPU AMD Athlon 64 3000+ Venice Integrated into Chip FSB 512KB L2 Cache Socket 939 Processor.' ">

Using This RamRosewill 1GB 184-Pin DDR SDRAM Unbuffered DDR 400 (PC 3200) Model #: RW400/1024' ">
 07/09/2005 12:43 PM
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Itll work together fine

you shouldnt need to change anything in your should all outodetect.

That memory will work fine, but its not performance memory, its got so-so timinigs

this stuff' "> is a bit better..costs more though...

Also the mobo only has an AGP slot..not a big deal really but alot of vid cards are moving towards PCI-E its really not a problem as of now, but in the furute its possible it may limit you choices of video card...

Thats all i really have to say...if you do get what you metninoed it should run great Anyways and will save ya some money. jsut giving some O me thoguhts is all.

(if your not hardcore into games and stuff you can probly ignore everythnig Ive said)

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