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    can i use pc 5400 with the E6750 cpu?

    As the title really - is there any point/advantage in buying 800mhz ram over the 667mhz memory for such a cpu?
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    pc5300/5400 is the bare minimum the chip will run with.

    800Mhz would be useful for overclocking.

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    Quote Originally Posted by eUphoria View Post
    As the title really - is there any point/advantage in buying 800mhz ram over the 667mhz memory for such a cpu?
    You could, but as said above 6400 or higher is best.

    You can pick up 2GB of Geil 6400 for around £70 new these days.

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    I run exactly that - an E6750 and 2gb of 667MHz memory. I dont have any compatability problems if thats what you wanted to know. If you're not on a tight budget though, follow the advice above.

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    I was just looking in to this. DDR-667mhz is just fine.

    I found this helpful - [pretend there is a link to the core 2 duo entry on wikipedia here. apparently i can't post urls until i've made at least five posts and this is my first.]

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