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Topic Title: Sempron 2800+ and 1GB 3200 DDR?
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Created On: 09/20/2004 12:36 PM
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 09/20/2004 12:36 PM
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radiologist
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Just purchased an ECS N2U400-A motherboard and AMD Sempron 2800+ w/ fan. I also bought 1 GB 3200 DDR. Can I use that memory. I mean, 2800+ is FSB of 333 MHz and DDR 3200 is 400 MHz. I don't understand the FSB and its underlying importance. So would the memory and the processor running at different bus speeds cause any problems? Please help. Thanks.
 09/20/2004 01:02 PM
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eddaweaver
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Basically, DDR ram is DDR ram. All the ratings mean is the maximum MHz speed a chip can run at. Your 1GB 200/400MHz ram module should run fine at 166/333MHz

PC1600 = 100/200MHz
PC2100 = 133/266MHz
PC2700 = 166/333MHz
PC3200 = 200/400MHz

Btw, the Sempron 2800+ is an Athlon XP 2400+ with a different name and a 33MHz higher bus speed.
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