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October 10, 2010 8:36:54 PM

Hello everyone,

I am currently building my first desktop and I have a question about motherboard/memory compatability. I recently purchased the ASUS P7P55D motherboard and an Intel Core i5-760. I was looking through the User Guide for the motherboard, looking for the memory model number that I want to buy (G.Skill F3-12800CL9D-4GBRL) - http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

I could not find the model number of this particular model number on the list, and it didn't list any on ASUS's website, so I thought I might ask around here. If it does not show up in the User Guide, does that mean it is not compatible? I have seen that some people have this same motherboard and memory configuration so I was just wondering.

Thanks!
a b } Memory
a c 78 V Motherboard
October 11, 2010 2:52:27 AM

It should work, not all compatible RAM gets listed in the QVL - and not all QVLs get updated. Follow the settings shown on the stickers attached to the modules to set the RAM BIOS settings for frequency (1600MHz), latencies, and voltage.
October 11, 2010 3:24:57 PM

Ok great! Now I just want to clarify something really quick. Since the 760 has a 2.8GHz frequency as opposed to the 750, I can use the 1600MHz DDR3 without enabling DRAM OC Profile in the BIOS? Also, my friend told me to also take a look at some different RAM. So should I get:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

or

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

or

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

or

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
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October 12, 2010 5:08:42 PM

Is any of the memory I listed above recommended over another by anyone?
a c 347 } Memory
a c 715 V Motherboard
October 12, 2010 5:56:48 PM

My favorites in order {Corsair, GSKILL, Mushkin, and Kingston} and Crucial on a budget.

For your MOBO {ASUS P7P55D} - Please note there are several ASUS P7P55D models.
Certified ASUS {QVL Memory} -> http://usa.asus.com/index.aspx ASUS site is down/look up your specific MOBO.
Tested Corsair - http://www.corsair.com/configurator/product_results.asp...

Recommended: CORSAIR DOMINATOR 4GB (2 x 2GB) DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) CMP4GX3M2A1600C9 - http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
October 12, 2010 9:38:25 PM

My mobo is the P7P55D without any of the suffixes. And I stated earlier that I did look it up, but there was no QVL available on the website for the mobo.
a c 347 } Memory
a c 715 V Motherboard
October 12, 2010 10:38:11 PM

^ P7P55D {Memory/Device Support -tab} http://www.asus.com/product.aspx?P_ID=RBA8CzWoopUlYRFZ

It's up now, and I "assumed" correctly with the Corsair link & RAM. The CMP4GX3M2A1600C9 is very good and is tested to work properly with your MOBO.

Good Luck!
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