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intel core 2 duo e6850. Memory supply. Need help.

Ex-Machine
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Motherboard: gigabyte ga-p35-ds3l 

Processor: intel core 2 duo e6850

The processor supports up to 4GB of memory at 1066MHz DDR2. Motherboard up to 8 GB at 1066 MHz DDR2. If I put 8GB, won't this be a problem? Will the processor be able to calmly accept this if the motherboard supports such a volume?

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Ex-Machine
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Does the processor have a 4GB ddr2 limit? Or was I wrong?
AlHill
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The processor does not have an on chip memory controller.  

https://ark.intel.com/content/www/us/en/ark/products/30785/intel-core-2-duo-processor-e6850-4m-cache...

 

So, if the motherboard bios supports the processor, then go with the memory limit imposed by the motherboard.

 

Doc (not an Intel employee or contractor)
[Windows 11 is the new Vista]

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