mspen Posted November 20, 2006 Share Posted November 20, 2006 Unfortunately, I did not do the in depth research that I should have prior to purchasing my Asus A8N5X. I briefly read the manual, but misunderstood the part that said "You may install 256 MB 512 MB and 1 GB unbuffered ECC or non-ECC DDR DIMMS into the DIMM sockets using the memory configurations in this section." to mean that I could fill it will 4 Gb off ECC memory. To be fair their compatibility section did not list any memory that could. They do list the Corsair TWINX2048-3200C2 as non-ECC that is compatible. But Corsair's memory compatibility didn't list any memory that is compatible with the A8N5X. Obviously, people are using it. I have seen a few forum entries that discuss the settings. The question that I have is whether I can use 4 Gb of this memory. That would be two matched sets. Or does it have to be four matched sticks? I know that I lose some of the memory due to chipset resource allocation, but I am not worried about not having a full 4 Gb. Asus Qualified Vendors List compatibility just indicates that it does not support 4 Gb of Corsair memory, just 2 Gb. I currently have a couple of sticks of unmatched unknown memory running at 400. I want to do some serious work on this system once it's burned in. I want stable and accurate results. Thanks for any suggestions. Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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