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Memory support??

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May 6, 2012 12:18:03 PM

some mother board specs says 1066/1333/1600(O.C)/1800(O.C)/2000(O.C)

does this mean if i buy 4gb G.skill 1600 CL9 will under clock if i put that in that particular mobo??

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May 6, 2012 1:32:39 PM

You want documented ram compatibility. If you should ever have a problem, you want supported ram.
Otherwise, you risk a finger pointing battle between the ram and motherboard support sites, claiming "not my problem".
One place to check is your motherboards web site.
Look for the ram QVL list. It lists all of the ram kits that have been tested with that particular motherboard.
Sometimes the QVL list is not updated after the motherboard is released.
For more current info, go to a ram vendor's web site and access their ram selection configurator.
Enter your motherboard, and you will get a list of compatible ram kits.
While today's motherboards are more tolerant of different ram, it makes sense to buy ram that is known to work and is supported.
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