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Old January 28, 2010, 11:58 AM
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Default Best ram for ASUS M4A785TD-V Evo ?

I'm having a real nightmare with my OCZ OCZ3P1333LV4GK 4GB DDR3 2X2GB DDR3-1333 PC3-10666 CL 7-7-7-20 Dual Channel Memory Kit on this motherboard.

I'm using an AMD 955 BE C3 and I plan to OC it as high as I can on a Hyper 212+. Anyway, long story short the OCZ ram doesn't like that motherboard at all. Can someone please recommend me a really good 4GB kit that works very well with that motherboard (something TESTED and TRUE)

There's also no option in the BIOS to set the Command Rate. It defaults at 1T for a lot ram and you can't change it. It causes instability. It's the worst mobo I've ever used.

Edit: I was thinking about getting this:

http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product...82E16820231277

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Old January 28, 2010, 03:56 PM
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It's a good choice. I've got a friend using some of those on an MSI board and he got his 955 to 4.0.
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Old January 28, 2010, 03:59 PM
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... Can someone please recommend me a really good 4GB kit that works very well with that motherboard (something TESTED and TRUE)
look on the Asus website , at your model page they have a qualified vendors list for the memory.
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Old January 28, 2010, 08:00 PM
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That list is not a comprehensive list of all memories compatible with the motherboard, and I've heard stories of incompatible RAM that was listed. Either way, the Ripjaws will be fine.
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Old January 29, 2010, 09:10 AM
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That list is not a comprehensive list of all memories compatible with the motherboard, and I've heard stories of incompatible RAM that was listed. Either way, the Ripjaws will be fine.
Exactly why I'm posting. It's my last ASUS board ever.
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Exactly why I'm posting. It's my last ASUS board ever.
Koslov,

Don't hold the RAM issues against ASUS boards. All board manufacturers have gone through this and have the exact same issues. You cannot avoid it I'm afraid.
I have honestly found the most problems with RAM going back to OCZ. Any other kind worked on a lot of builds.

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Very rare that G.Skill don't work. Go with G.Skill for sure.
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That list is not a comprehensive list of all memories compatible with the motherboard, and I've heard stories of incompatible RAM that was listed.
ya, but the time you was reading , probably questionable sources , (ah those google boy ) I was building rigs with Asus board, I always choose memory in the list and I never have a problem..

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Old January 29, 2010, 10:49 AM
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Exactly why I'm posting. It's my last ASUS board ever.
Stop to say stupidity ... I check and download the qualified vendor list for you board

and you memory are not listed , , your's are the low voltage series it's why you have problem with it..

you have
OCZ3P1333LV4GK

and the qualified are
OCZ3P13334GK

you will have the same problem with any board... Asus Board are very good ...but they are not idiot proof
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Old January 29, 2010, 11:45 AM
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Please keep in mind that the CPU has a lot more to do with memory (especially if overclocking) than the motherboard does - the memory controller is integrated into the processor die. Most AM3 processors don't have very strong memory controllers in comparison to i5/i7. The 550 black edition that I have won't clock at 1600MHz regardless of the board or memory that I use.

Also, with AM3, 1T command timing is standard and recommended, unlike AM2.

Could you be more specific about the issues you are having? Is it related to stability at default clock speeds? or only limited overclockability?
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