AOpen AK79D-400 Max

  Boyonthehill 23:05 06 Sep 2004

I'm soon to be getting an AOpen AK79D-400 Max to replace an old K7S5A. But I am a bit confused. Would I be able to run an Athlon 1700+, which is 266Mhz I think, with DDR400 (PC3200)? Or would I be forced to run the ram at 266 Mhz? I'm planning on getting 2 sticks of 512MB RAM at PC3200

  Boyonthehill 23:06 06 Sep 2004

Sorry for the double post - Doh!!

  ste_bla 23:25 06 Sep 2004

the ram would slow down however might as well get the faster ram as if upgrade cpu in future no need to buy faster ram for socket a motherboard and plus over clocking possibilities as you ram can go a lot faster

  Boyonthehill 23:28 06 Sep 2004

Thanks - I hope there will be no problem with "underclocking" it. One last thing, the old mobo was running PC133 SDRAM, will i see an increase in performance?

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