What Memory For P5N32-E SLI Plus


Oct 17, 2006
I tired posting this question in the memory section, but didn't get any answers, so I'm hoping to find some answers here. I'm pretty settled on getting the ASUS P5N32-E SLI Plus. It really seems like the best buy right now and after reading all the reviews I don't see why not to get it. So my question is what memory should I get. I read that this board is very picky about it's memory. I went to ASUS website, but unfortunately their QVL list isn't up (go figure). I know I want 2GB of DDR2 800 memory. I was looking at Crucial Ballistix BL2KIT12864AA804 @ http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?Item=N82E16820146565

I'm not sure this memory will work though because when I went to the ASUS fourms I found a post saying these were the memory that was working with it, and as you can see the one I was looking at is posted saying it wont work. I'm sure this post is right, but without the offical OVL list I don't know for sure.


Corsiar PC2-6400 (4-4-4-12-2T @ 2.1v) [#TWIN2X2048-6400]
OCZ PC2-7200 (rated 4-4-4-15 @ 2.1v) [#OCZ2N9002GK]
Corsiar PC2-6400 (4-4-4-12-1T) [TWIN2X2048-6400C4]
OCZ PC2-6400 Gold K2 (5-5-5-12 @ 1.9V)
G.Skill PC2-6400 (5-5-5-15 @ 1.9v) [#F2-6400CL5D-2GBNQ]
Patriot PC2-6400 (4-4-4-12-2T @ 2.2v [#PDC22G6400LLK]
Corsiar PC2-6400 (4-4-4-12-2T @ 2.25v) [#TWIN2x2048-6400C4]
OCZ @ 5-5-5-12-2T [#2g8001gk]
Corsair PC2-8500 (rated 5-5-5-15) [#TWIN2X2048-8500C5]
Corsair Dominator PC2-6400 (4-4-4-12) [#TWIN2X2048-6400C4D]
Elixir [#PC2-6400U-555-10-E1]


Corsair Dominator 6400c3d
Crucial Ballistix PC2-6400 (rated 4-4-4-12 @ 2.2v) [#BL2KIT12864AA804]

I was looking at Crucial because I read that they use mirconD9 chips which are the best ones for overclocking. I don't plan to overclock right away, but I would like to have that option in the future. So what do you guys think, is there something better out there for me/what are you guys using with this board/or even does any one have the offical QVL list? Keep in mind the most I'm willing to pay for memory is $280, and please explain your answer, just don't say this brand is better, please tell me why. Thanks for the advise ahead of time.