PC2700 memory upgrade

  GermfreeUnicycle 14:57 22 Feb 2003
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I currently want to upgrade my system from 512MB Ram to 1024. My current memory is PC2100. If i bought a 512MB 2700 module would this still work with my current ram, and would it run at 2700 speed or 2100?

My mobo is an asus a7v333

  Lozzy 14:59 22 Feb 2003

Personally I would stick with the same as already installed to avoid potential conflicts

  Elrond 15:00 22 Feb 2003

If there were no conflicts the PC2700 would run at the slower PC2100

  BLH 15:21 22 Feb 2003

I recall reading that PC2700 will only run at it's full speed if the processor supports it - ie. athlon 2700+ running 166.
So as Lozzy points out it's better not to mix them.

  Djohn 16:05 22 Feb 2003

According to the Crucial web site, and phone enquiries, I asked them the same question. Reply is. " Yes pc 2700 will run with pc2100 with no problems at all, but will be recognized at the lower speed of pc 2100". J.

  Djohn 16:08 22 Feb 2003

PS, sorry forgot to say that this applies to my M/Board. Elite K7S6A. If you use the memory configurator on the Crucial site it will tell you what you may use and match/mix. J.

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