jonny1 Posted April 15, 2009 Share Posted April 15, 2009 Okay I have the CORSAIR Dominator 2GB (2 x 1GB) 240-Pin DDR2 SDRAM DDR2 1066 (PC2 8500) and have had it for over a year. My motherboard is a Asus P5K-v and the processor FSB was only 800Mhz so that meant the dominator wasn't running at it's full capacity, right? Well now I got a new processor, Intel Core 2 1333, so now my RAM should run at the 1066 speed right? Well I'm not really noticing anything so my next question would be what to set the settings in the bios at or is it supposed to set itself? I have the 2 sticks on the first and third slot. My timings are stated as 5-5-5-18 instead of 15. I was thinking of getting more RAM but also was wondering did I have to stick with the dominator or can I use 2 other kind but with the same speed and timing? Why I ask is I had a very hard time installing the RAM, very tight spot and once the side came off as I tried to lock the RAM in the slot. I had to get more new RAM because I assume that was the heatsink that slid off. I just don't want to have that happen again and have to take it back in the shop to have a tech put in 2 sticks of RAM that I'm capable of doing. I'm also well aware that XP will not show the 4 gigs of RAM but you can't just buy 1 stick I'm running Windows XP SP3, Asus P5K-V, Intel Core 2 Duo E8500 Wolfdale 3.16GHz LGA 775 65W Dual-Core Processor, Dominator 2GB (2 x 1GB) 240-Pin DDR2 SDRAM DDR2 1066 (PC2 8500) Thank you for your time;): Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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