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Old May 28, 2009, 09:09 AM
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OK so buddy bought a Intel Desktop Board Extreme Series DX38BT - got a great deal. Wants me to build it into a computer now. My question is: Since it takes DDR3 - can you use two out of the 3 DDR3 chips that seems standard for x58 builds - those triple channel kits that are on sale everywhere - or do you need to find DDR3 that is specific to a 775 build?
The rest of the stuff that he has is pretty nice - e8600, two 4890s, Corsair 750 psu, Vendetta 2, no sound card yet. So the only thing I need to get for him is a case and some ram, and maybe a sound card. Xonar maybe?
Anyway, on the intel site: Intel Desktop Board DX38BT - Overview

They don't have much for QVL for ram. Anybody ever try Aeonon ram?

So your input is requested - thanks!
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Old May 28, 2009, 09:21 AM
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No, you can't. The DDR3 sticks have different default voltage. You need the Dual Channel DDR3 sticks.
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Old May 28, 2009, 09:28 AM
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I've still got my OCZ DDR3-1600 8gigs (2x 2x2Gb kits) that will be up on my FS thread by weeks end hehe
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Old May 28, 2009, 10:17 AM
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How much do you want for 'em? And Thanks 3.0charlie.
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