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Ram for GIGABYTE GA-965G-DS3 motherboard

Need 4GB ram. I am a new computer builder. Can I use G skill 4GB (2 x @Gb) 240-pin DDR2 SDRAM (PC2-6400) Dual channel for 4GB ram in a GIGABYTE GA-965g_DS3 ATX Intel motherboard.

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About that 4GB. Many complain later about that.

In reply to: Ram for GIGABYTE GA-965G-DS3 motherboard

Most versions of Windows will report from 3 to 3.5GB of RAM. Are you sure you won't complain about that?

My recommendation today is to stop at 2GB.


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Rethink that

In reply to: Ram for GIGABYTE GA-965G-DS3 motherboard

Review your manual or visit the support website for Gigabyte for details of that model# mtrbd.. If anything, most mtrbd. manufacturers detail exactly what ram it supports and ram map of same. If you're into building a Vista based OS system, 2gb is the most practical amount of ram to have, anything above that the "s/w MUST state" its usage or requirements as such. Its not that you can't install if so supported but its a waste as anything above 2gb is not likely. This topic has been visited before:

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