Can I install DDR3 1333 in a board with max support of 1066 only? Tags: Memory DDR3 Dell Intel Last response: August 16, 2011 2:28 PM in Memory Share DrDeathAdder January 28, 2010 9:33:11 AM I got a Dell OptiPlex 780 with an intel chipset Q45 Dell specs & the intel site says that the Q45 accept DDR3 1066... I got some DDR3 1333 and I don't want to buy older ones, so can I use them instead? Thanks More about : install ddr3 1333 board max support 1066 outlw6669 a b } Memory January 28, 2010 9:50:58 AM Yes, it should work fine just running at the lower speed. m 0 l hannibal January 28, 2010 3:58:15 PM And if you want to try, it is guite possible that your bios allow higher setting, if you set them manually. Most propably it is easier to try faster delay settings in 1066... m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer joeychizzel August 16, 2011 2:28:57 PM the Q45 can handle 1333 and if your cpu is a 1333 cpu, it'll be even better m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Core i7 Bloomfield officially supports only DDR3 800 and 1066, no 1333 Forum Solved3.Support for DDR3 2200(OC)/1600/1333/1066 MHz memory modules Forum SolvedMotherboards that only support this kind of ram DDR3 1333/1600/1866/2133(OC)/2400(OC)/2600(OC) can they support 2133? Forum Will DDR3 10600-1333 support along with DDR3 8500-1066 Forum SolvedHow to make ddr3 1600mhz memory work on my Gigabyte GA-G41M-Combo Motherboard which only support 1333mhz??? Forum SolvedMy processor is Intel Pentium IV 3.06 socket 775 supports FSB 533 only but my ddr3 4gb ram is 1333 FSB. Will it support? Forum Will Ivy Bridge support DDR3 1066/1333? Forum Dual-Channel DDR3 2000(O.C.)/1333/ 1066 support? Forum DDR3 1800(O.C.)/1600(O.C.)/1333/1066 (AMD AM3 100 and 200 series CPU support up Forum SolvedI7 processors only support DDR3-1066 Max!!! Forum Can 1333 DDR3 laptop ram be installed in a laptop with 1066 DDR3 ??? Forum SolvedMy processor supports FSB 800 only but my ddr3 4gb ram is 1333 FSB. Forum SolvedRegarding 1600 ram in a board that supports only up to 1333 ram Forum If my CPU only supports DDR3 1333 mhz RAM can I put in DDR3 1600 MHz? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Memory categories Compatibility DDR2 DDR3 Dual Channel RAM Corsair G.SKILL !