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    I've got an Intel P4 1.8GHz CPU,
    a Gigabyte motherboard (GA-8SIMLP) with SIS 961 chipset.
    Windows XP PRO SP 2.
    1 stick of Samsung 256MB PC-2100 333MHz DDR RAM

    My questions are:

    Can i use anything else than PC-2100, 333MHz ?
    (like a 1024MB PC-3200 400MHz)

    The motherboard specs says that i should use PC-2100, 266MHz DDR RAM. What's happening if i put PC-3200 400MHz in it ?

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    As far as I know, it'll clock down to the PC2100 speed, it shouldn't be a problem. Can anyone else back this up, or am I wrong?
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    The 3200 just slows down to 2100 speeds. You just can't use 1600 RAM in it.

    You can almost always put faster DDR RAM in a slower board. Just not the other way around.
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