Can you put in memory with a higher speed than the standard for the motherboard Tags: Memory Motherboards Last response: February 16, 2011 12:20 AM in Memory Share amac208 February 16, 2011 12:07:31 AM is it possible to put in a higher speed memory stick than is the standard for the motherboard? i.e. a set of memory with 1600 in a mobo with a 1333 standard More about : put memory higher speed standard motherboard marcellis22 a b V Motherboard February 16, 2011 12:17:03 AM It should clock down, but might give you better head room to overclock... m 0 l amac208 February 16, 2011 12:20:05 AM clearly i dont know much about building a pc so, if i put in the higher speed memory it will automaticly clock down? m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedHigher speed memory working with lower speed motherboard? Forum Memory which is slower than the motherboard memory standard? Forum Memory Speed Below Motherboard Standard Memory Speed Forum SolvedCPU Processing Faster Than Standard Speed? Forum SolvedCan't set GPU fan speed higher than 63% Forum SolvedSSD read write speed much higher than expected Forum SolvedHow much difference does it make if one graphics card has a 300mhz higher clock speed than another graphic card? Forum SolvedAsus Maximus x38 Higher spec memory than required Forum Solvedfaster clock speed or higher memory bit-rate Forum SolvedGraphics Memory which system showing is higher than actual why? Forum SolvedJust confirming that Motherboard temps are 10 c higher than actual right? Forum CPU idling at a higher temp and clock speed than when under heavy load Forum Newegg suggests higher DDR3 memory than CPU supports. Why? Forum Why is Overdrive setting CPU speed 300MHz higher than target speed Forum SolvedThe default memory frequency is lower than the speed on the box. Forum Solvedif a motherboard supports a certain amount of memory what happens when you put more in? Forum Any negative effect using higher MHz memory than CPU supported? Forum SolvedMore memory or higher speeds in RAM Forum Higher Memory Standard? Forum i7 runnig at higher than rated speed Forum More resources Read discussions in other Memory categories Compatibility DDR2 DDR3 Dual Channel RAM Corsair G.SKILL !