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MPS
May 1st 04, 09:15 PM
I ordering a new motherboard GA-8KNXP ultra-64 with a 3.0GHx prescott P4.
Giga-Byte says it supports DDR memory up to 400 will I wast money if I use
Kingston HyperX Series Dual Kits 184 Pin 1GB(512MBx2) DDR PC-4000, which is
DDR500? I would like to get this memory as long as it will run without any
problems. I have a feeling that they will soon upgrade the BIOS on all 8KNXP's
to support the faster DDR memory.

Thanks,

Myles

Alan Guest
May 2nd 04, 11:47 PM
Myles I don't think this board needs such high spec memory. Save some money
and get good quality Corsair DDR 400 stuff. This board will not have great
over clocking potential if it's anything like my GA-8KNXP rev 2.0 board. The
on board Adaptec dual chanel U320 SCSI looks very tempting. How much is it ?

Alan
"MPS" > wrote in message
...
> I ordering a new motherboard GA-8KNXP ultra-64 with a 3.0GHx prescott P4.
> Giga-Byte says it supports DDR memory up to 400 will I wast money if I use
> Kingston HyperX Series Dual Kits 184 Pin 1GB(512MBx2) DDR PC-4000, which
is
> DDR500? I would like to get this memory as long as it will run without any
> problems. I have a feeling that they will soon upgrade the BIOS on all
8KNXP's
> to support the faster DDR memory.
>
> Thanks,
>
> Myles

Tragik Magik
May 3rd 04, 03:56 PM
I am using the same memory on my 8KNXP REV2.0 board with no problems.
Did have to up the voltage by +2.0 though or it was very flaky. I got
mine at Circut City for less than $ 200.00 after rebates. I still
think they screwed up on the price, but hey I wasn't going to
complain.

On Sat, 01 May 2004 15:15:58 -0500, MPS >
wrote:

>I ordering a new motherboard GA-8KNXP ultra-64 with a 3.0GHx prescott P4.
>Giga-Byte says it supports DDR memory up to 400 will I wast money if I use
>Kingston HyperX Series Dual Kits 184 Pin 1GB(512MBx2) DDR PC-4000, which is
>DDR500? I would like to get this memory as long as it will run without any
>problems. I have a feeling that they will soon upgrade the BIOS on all 8KNXP's
>to support the faster DDR memory.
>
>Thanks,
>
>Myles

MPS
May 3rd 04, 09:48 PM
Alan,
Egghead has it for $355 with free shipping, I ordered it along with that
memory, plus a P4 3.0GHz prescott and a ATI radeon 9600XT 128mb 8X with TV tuner
total came to $1201 not too bad when I think back to getting a 486 MB with chip
no memory for a cool $1600 plus $700 for memory and another $500 for a SCSI
card. I have all the SCSI drives so may not upgrade those unless I can get a
good deal someplace. I still hope that they will allow for the faster memory
with a bios upgrade in the future. I have a Thermaltake case with a 520 watt PS
so should have it up and running soon after it arrives -- well I hope I do as I
have seen some people have had problems with the GA-8KNXP.

Myles


"Alan Guest" > wrote:

>Myles I don't think this board needs such high spec memory. Save some money
>and get good quality Corsair DDR 400 stuff. This board will not have great
>over clocking potential if it's anything like my GA-8KNXP rev 2.0 board. The
>on board Adaptec dual chanel U320 SCSI looks very tempting. How much is it ?
>
>Alan
>"MPS" > wrote in message
...
>> I ordering a new motherboard GA-8KNXP ultra-64 with a 3.0GHx prescott P4.
>> Giga-Byte says it supports DDR memory up to 400 will I wast money if I use
>> Kingston HyperX Series Dual Kits 184 Pin 1GB(512MBx2) DDR PC-4000, which
>is
>> DDR500? I would like to get this memory as long as it will run without any
>> problems. I have a feeling that they will soon upgrade the BIOS on all
>8KNXP's
>> to support the faster DDR memory.
>>
>> Thanks,
>>
>> Myles
>

MPS
May 3rd 04, 09:59 PM
Not egghead but NEWEGG sorry
http://www.newegg.com/app/viewProductDesc.asp?description=13-128-240&depa=0

MPS > wrote:

>Alan,
>Egghead has it for $355 with free shipping, I ordered it along with that
>memory, plus a P4 3.0GHz prescott and a ATI radeon 9600XT 128mb 8X with TV tuner
>total came to $1201 not too bad when I think back to getting a 486 MB with chip
>no memory for a cool $1600 plus $700 for memory and another $500 for a SCSI
>card. I have all the SCSI drives so may not upgrade those unless I can get a
>good deal someplace. I still hope that they will allow for the faster memory
>with a bios upgrade in the future. I have a Thermaltake case with a 520 watt PS
>so should have it up and running soon after it arrives -- well I hope I do as I
>have seen some people have had problems with the GA-8KNXP.
>
>Myles
>
>
>"Alan Guest" > wrote:
>
>>Myles I don't think this board needs such high spec memory. Save some money
>>and get good quality Corsair DDR 400 stuff. This board will not have great
>>over clocking potential if it's anything like my GA-8KNXP rev 2.0 board. The
>>on board Adaptec dual chanel U320 SCSI looks very tempting. How much is it ?
>>
>>Alan
>>"MPS" > wrote in message
...
>>> I ordering a new motherboard GA-8KNXP ultra-64 with a 3.0GHx prescott P4.
>>> Giga-Byte says it supports DDR memory up to 400 will I wast money if I use
>>> Kingston HyperX Series Dual Kits 184 Pin 1GB(512MBx2) DDR PC-4000, which
>>is
>>> DDR500? I would like to get this memory as long as it will run without any
>>> problems. I have a feeling that they will soon upgrade the BIOS on all
>>8KNXP's
>>> to support the faster DDR memory.
>>>
>>> Thanks,
>>>
>>> Myles
>>

Alan Guest
May 7th 04, 10:05 PM
MPS

Good luck with the board and those kick ass SCSI drives!

Alan
"MPS" > wrote in message
...
> Not egghead but NEWEGG sorry
>
http://www.newegg.com/app/viewProductDesc.asp?description=13-128-240&depa=0
>
> MPS > wrote:
>
> >Alan,
> >Egghead has it for $355 with free shipping, I ordered it along with that
> >memory, plus a P4 3.0GHz prescott and a ATI radeon 9600XT 128mb 8X with
TV tuner
> >total came to $1201 not too bad when I think back to getting a 486 MB
with chip
> >no memory for a cool $1600 plus $700 for memory and another $500 for a
SCSI
> >card. I have all the SCSI drives so may not upgrade those unless I can
get a
> >good deal someplace. I still hope that they will allow for the faster
memory
> >with a bios upgrade in the future. I have a Thermaltake case with a 520
watt PS
> >so should have it up and running soon after it arrives -- well I hope I
do as I
> >have seen some people have had problems with the GA-8KNXP.
> >
> >Myles
> >
> >
> >"Alan Guest" > wrote:
> >
> >>Myles I don't think this board needs such high spec memory. Save some
money
> >>and get good quality Corsair DDR 400 stuff. This board will not have
great
> >>over clocking potential if it's anything like my GA-8KNXP rev 2.0 board.
The
> >>on board Adaptec dual chanel U320 SCSI looks very tempting. How much is
it ?
> >>
> >>Alan
> >>"MPS" > wrote in message
> ...
> >>> I ordering a new motherboard GA-8KNXP ultra-64 with a 3.0GHx prescott
P4.
> >>> Giga-Byte says it supports DDR memory up to 400 will I wast money if I
use
> >>> Kingston HyperX Series Dual Kits 184 Pin 1GB(512MBx2) DDR PC-4000,
which
> >>is
> >>> DDR500? I would like to get this memory as long as it will run without
any
> >>> problems. I have a feeling that they will soon upgrade the BIOS on
all
> >>8KNXP's
> >>> to support the faster DDR memory.
> >>>
> >>> Thanks,
> >>>
> >>> Myles
> >>
>