Asus M5A97 LE R2.0 what RAM is supported?

I've read on here a lot of people are having trouble getting RAM to work in this motherboard. I'm after 2x4gb RAM, the motherboard isn't on Corsairs memory finder either. I just want RAM that will go in, and have no problems or manual changes.
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    Go HERE for the memory support list. That said, any reputable memory (gskill, corsair, kingston, mushkin, etc) should work with your board. Your m/b manual also has a list of "officially supported" ram.

  2. I know i'm upping an old topic, but since i got to this page, i'll hopes it help someone. If you concider O.C. memory unit, a.k.a. >1333Mhz, make sure the latency AND voltage match as well

    The M5A97 R2.0 Does support, e.g.: 4*4go @ 2133Mhz. But specificaly @ 9-9-9-24. I overpaid some 2133Mhz 11-11-11-27 and can't use the XMP. Ending up with regular overpriced 1333Mhz stick !
  3. I have had some problem getting the right ram Asus are now telling me the manual qvl list is different to the online one. I recently tried corsair vengeance pro 1866mhz 8 gb dual channel and it didn't work. However the corsair vengeance 1600mhz is in the manual as compatible.
  4. Actualy, you bought memory with a higher clock than what was listed as supported, and even though the motherboard support up to 2333MHz THAT ram module is not listed.

    As a matter of fact, the memory module i put on my mother board was 2133Mhz at a latency of 13-13-13 , the motherboard supported 9-9-9, so my modules having a higher latency, the motherboard should have been able to use it. Asus answer was "Logicaly it should've... But it don't..."

    I really feel that the QVL is a way for MoBo manufacturer to protect themselves... Even though the brand listed are unattractive "Apacer for example", stick to the QVL or you won't win =/
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