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DG965 OT and DDR2-675 Compatibility


jettinjas

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First off, I don't know much about memory, so forgive me if these are stupid questions!

 

I recently bought Corsair's TWIN2X2048-5400C4 memory pack. I was hoping to use this memory in the new Intel DG965OT board, until I read on Intel's website that this board only accepts memory rated at 1.8V. However, I used Corsair's Memory Guide and it lists this memory as compatible, even though it is rated at 1.9V.

 

I have a few questions:

 

1) Is this memory compatible with this motherboard? (I saw a similiar post regarding the new 965 chipset and some DDR2 800 memory modules not being compatible, but since I'm using DDR2 675 memory I wanted to check)

 

2) I don't plan on overclocking, so if I just drop this memory in, will it run at 675MHz (it's rated speed) or 667, or something entirely different? (I have an Intel Core 2 Duo E6600 2.4GHz)

 

3) If it DOES run at a slower speed (which is completely fine with me) does the voltage automatically drop as well? (say to 1.8V, which would make it compatible)

 

Thanks in advance for your help!

 

Jason

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These modules would be compatible with that MB but if you cannot set the memory Voltage in the bios they may not run at their tested settings and then I would suggest VS2GBKit667D2 as the best choice.
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