OCZ RAM compatible with Intel D945PSN motherboard?

Hello,

Could someone please tell me if this RAM ( http://www.ocztechnology.com/products/memory/ocz_ddr2_pc2_5400_value_series ) is compatible with this motherboard ( http://www.intel.com/support/motherboards/desktop/d945psn/index.htm )?

If not then why, and what do I have to look for?

(I looked at the list of "tested memory" provided by Intel, but I'd like to buy a brand that's sold by my local retailer and none of those are.  I'm sure there are lots of brands that would work on my board but aren't on the list... ? )

Thanks!
bussdAsked:
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maramomCommented:
Unfortunately there's not enough info on OCZ site for a definite 'yes'

The contacts need to be gold-plated, according to your mb, and I believe this ram may be copper-plated, but there's not enough on the site to verify.

DDR2 667  - match
Voltage 1.8v – match
Unbuffered – match

maramomCommented:
the memory requirements can be found on this page
http://www.intel.com/design/motherbd/sn/sn_mem.htm

1.8 V (only) DDR2 SDRAM DIMMs with gold-plated contacts

Unbuffered, single-sided or double-sided DIMMs with the following restriction:
Double-sided DIMMs with x16 organization are not supported.  

4 GB maximum total system memory
 
Minimum total system memory: 128 MB
 
Non-ECC DIMMs
 
Serial Presence Detect
 
DDR2 667, DDR2 533, or DDR2 400 MHz SDRAM DIMMs
CallandorCommented:
Similarly, www.crucial.com lists modules which would work with the motherboard, but they only guarantee the ones that they work: http://www.crucial.com/store/listparts.asp?Mfr%2BProductline=Intel%2B+Motherboards&mfr=Intel&tabid=AM&model=D945PSN&submit=Go - it looks like it should work, but it's not definitive.
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bussdAuthor Commented:
Thanks to both of you.

What do these things mean and how do I tell if the OCZ memory has them?

- Double-sided DIMMs with x16 organization are not supported.   (what is x16 organization???)
- Non-ECC DIMMs
- Serial Presence Detect
CallandorCommented:
x16 describes how many chips are used in the module.

Non-ECC DIMMS are non-error-correcting: a parity error in the RAM will not be fixed, which may cause a crash or incorrect result.  ECC RAM is used in servers for the most part, and non-ECC are used in desktops.

Serial Presence Detect is a chip on the RAM module which specifies what kind of timing specs should be used with it.  Motherboard BIOS'es can access it and automatically set their speeds using it.

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