microstar mb

  sopwith 08:26 29 Aug 2003
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msi mobo k7ntdelta series
amd 2800xp

above m/b is supposed to take ddram
have tried 2700 in suggested slots error lights on m/b shows memory problems
works fine with sdram
cant contact msi support
any help grateully accepted

  Philip2 19:45 29 Aug 2003

You can not use DDR in a mobo
that is SDR as they will not fit one is 168pin the other 184pin so who ever told you that is speaking rubbish.

  Rayuk 19:51 29 Aug 2003

Are you getting confused with the dual controller for the memory.ie running 2 sticks of 256 rather than 1 x 512 to get better performance.
If so are the ram you have identical sticks.

  goonerbill 22:00 29 Aug 2003

have ya got the name of the mobo right. msi web site dont have a listing for the mobo in ya title.

heres the archive list click here

  woodchip 22:15 29 Aug 2003

Some motherboard have both types of slots, but you can only use one type at a time.

sopwith

If you have more than one stck ram just try with one not all. You should put the first stick in ether slot 0 or 1 depends how the slots are marked

  Philip2 14:25 30 Aug 2003

Many thanks for the info woodchip i didn't know there were mobos that could use both.

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