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Old 01-12-2018, 02:35 PM
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Default DDR2 Memory & 2 Motherboards

2 part question in case anyone has any insights
Memory a pair of CM2X2046-6400C5C 5-5-5-18 1.8V VER 6.1 (XMS2)

Part 1 (background info): Motherboard XFX 750i (Nivida chipset) Intel Core 2 q8650. Board often failed to post when cold (d0 on error led) and eventually it would start posting. I thought it was the board until I bought some used different memory brand - identical spec except it was 5-5-5-15 (which I understand is slight faster) and now it boots every time first time.

Part 2 I have ended up with a (somehow) brand new ASUS P5N-D board (same Nvidia MB chipset as the above XFX). I am trying to decide how likely the Corsair memory might work in this board but I would have to spend a small amount of money to get a used CPU & fan. The Asus compatibility list shows no Corsair product and almost no 2gb modules at all.

Anyone have any good insights as to whether this memory is likely to work on the Asus board or know anything about this memory (mainstream or very specialized for short list of MBs ?)
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Old 01-12-2018, 06:47 PM
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If I recall correctly, the NVidia chipset could be picky when it came to memory IC compatibility. I know it was picky about something - just can't recall what. You may find some older information on the forum.
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