Motherboard and RAM compatibility?
2010-04-28 14:51:29 UTC
Can the A760G M2+ mATX, , support all DDR2 RAM 533/667/800/1066(1066 by AM2+ CPU) MHz (i.e. can I buy any DDR2 RAM with either 533/667/800/1066 MHz to install in the motherboard) or it only supports memory that listed in the "Memory Support",

Sorry for asking this silly question as this is the first time I build a computer :)

Four answers:
2010-04-28 14:57:15 UTC
It would probably support any DDR2 memory, but the manufacturer of your motherboard will only guarantee the memory that it has listed and tested.

Memory listed in the "Memory Support" has been tested (by Biostar) and will work.
2010-04-28 15:09:58 UTC
•Support Dual Channel DDR2 533/667/800/1066(1066 by AM2+ CPU) MHz

•2 x DDR2 DIMM Memory Slot

•Max. Supports up to 8GB Memory

It says it supports it, but there is always the slight chance, you will buy incompatible RAM. This is a risk everyone takes when they buy RAM. The best thing you can do is stick to NAME BRAND RAM and stay away from unknown brands. These are the brands I would recommend:




Geil (expensive!)

Mushkin (even more expensive!)

There is always the chance that the motherboard will reject even the best RAM so all you can do is purchase RAM of the best quality you can afford, and then install and test it. 95% of the time, as long as you follow this recommendation, you will be ok. It is VERY rare indeed to find any of the RAM a motherboard qualifies for because usually, the RAM that qualifies was a kind of BETA RAM or it might have been whatever the motherboard company had sitting around in R&D at the those qualifying lists are basically meaningless.

I have wasted a lot of time in the past trying to get qualifying RAM right on down to the serial numbers and lot numbers, and its impossible...nearly!

Now if you are going to overclock, just be sure you get the lowest CAS LATENCY timed PAIRED RAM set available. The operating system can often times be a more tricky problem then the hardware compatiblity itself.
2010-04-28 14:57:02 UTC

Support Dual Channel DDR2 533/667/800/1066(1066 by AM2+ CPU) MHz

2 x DDR2 DIMM Memory Slot

Max. Supports up to 8GB Memory

you are allowed to use any of them soo like thiss
2016-04-12 02:24:24 UTC
Make sure you installed the other ram correctly. hold the old ram up to the new ram and make sure the grooves match if not then that means the new ram wont fit in your motherboard. If it does match make sure you install the ram corectly before turning on the computer or nothing will happen because computers cant run without ram.

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