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ASUS P6X58D Premium & 12gb ddr3 1600

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March 19, 2010 3:47:36 AM

hello all
i am confuse about my findings on p6x58d....some people say it works and others say no it does not work....
i am currently trying build a new pc using ASUS P6X58D Premium with 12gb of ram (first choice was EVGA E758-A1 )
do any one know if i use these kit will it work?

6gb (3x2gb240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 PC3 12800)kit model#TR3X6G1600C8 G
12gb(6x2gb 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 PC3 12800)kit model# HX3X12G1600C9 G

or should i just give up on asus and go with evga?
March 19, 2010 4:14:06 AM

With Asus board, for 12gb or ram, anything over 1600mhz won't work... So you should be good to go...
March 19, 2010 4:16:58 AM

CORSAIR XMS3 12GB (6 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 133 @1.5v
were would i find the mhz of this one?
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March 19, 2010 4:26:38 AM

Hi newcomer and welcome to the Tom's hardware forum.

For the two first links, I wolud go for the 1st kit, 6GB (enough RAM for now, IMO you don't need 12GB), the CL is in the limit, but is good. Now, be sure that is 1.65V or less.

The XMS3 look like a 1333 RAM, but be sure that is CL8 or less and 1.65V or less.
March 21, 2010 10:28:09 AM

I have p6x58d with corsair 12GB of 1600MHz dram . Using corsair part #: CMD12GX3M6A1600C8 *

Am stable overclocked at 4.3GHz and the ram is running at 1638MHz.

This is a great MoBo. Get a good cooler (I have Zalman 9900LED) and 4GHz+ should be straightforward.