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1600 ram compatible with i5-2500k?

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February 24, 2011 8:40:20 PM

I have just purchased some G.skills ripjaws 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800)

So i was wondering if these rams are compatible with the i5-2500k, on microcenters website its states that the supported memory is only 1066 and 1333

also i purchased a total of 16gb of those ram is it overkill?

Thanks in advance

February 24, 2011 8:53:46 PM

thank you rolli59

i was afraid i wont be able to use it and had to return it.

but its for a gaming rig and i cant wait till the mobos come out
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February 24, 2011 11:42:17 PM

honestly u dont need more than 8 gigs of ram for gaming, over 8 is overkill tbh
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