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    1066 Ram Limitations?

    *Due to AMD CPU limitation, DDR2 1066 is supported by AM2+/AM3 CPU for one DIMM per channel only.

    http://www.motherboardpro.com/ASRock...il-p-1305.html

    What does this mean. You can't have 2 channels running 1066?

    I want to upgrade and purchase 2x1GB sticks, identical to what I have, will they not work?
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    Re: 1066 Ram Limitations?

    What does this mean. You can't have 2 channels running 1066?
    No, it means what it says on the tin.. you can only have one DIMM per channel. So to have two channels running 1066 then you can only use a total of two DIMMs, not four.

    If you use four sticks you'll need to drop the speed a little and/or relax timings/increase voltage.

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    Re: 1066 Ram Limitations?

    Drop the timings to 800MHz?
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    Re: 1066 Ram Limitations?

    Quote Originally Posted by spac3d View Post
    Drop the timings to 800MHz?
    Drop the speed too 800Mhz - the timings could be all manner of latencies.
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    for all intents it seems to be the same card minus some gays name on it and a shielded cover ? with OEM added to it - GoNz0.

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