Has anyone tried installing 800mhz ram into a 24" imac?

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  1. Dartamis macrumors newbie

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    I just picked up a brand new 24" imac and a ram upgrade is in the near future. I'm going to get 4 gigs but I want to know if anyone has tried to put in 800Mhz instead of the normal 667 that it tells you to put in. If so, then how were the results?


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  3. yippy macrumors 68020

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    If it is like all other Apple computer before, the 800MHz ram would simply clock down to 667MHz. It would work but you get no speed boost.
     
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    It'll only run at 667. The front side bus is at 800, but the memory controller thingamabob is at 667 and won't go higher for your RAM.
     
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    I don't know if santa Rosa supports 800mhz ram or not something to look into.
     
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