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Higher speed memory working with lower speed motherboard?

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Last response: in Motherboards
June 6, 2010 3:28:49 PM

My question, in its most distilled form: does this memory
work with this motherboard

From reading different articles on Tom's Hardware it seems like memory with a higher speed will simply be recognized as have a lower speed on a motherboard rather than not working at all. Since I don't trust my inference i figured I would ask the question outright.

If this memory doesn't work then I hope someone can recommend the best memory for this motherboard. Thanks a lot!

Also, I'm sorry about the Sub-category, but I didn't know which one to chose.

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June 6, 2010 11:46:00 PM

Yes it will work, to get the best out of it you will need to set the speeds manually in the bios.
June 14, 2010 1:12:31 AM

Best answer selected by jbf81tb.