1600 ram compatible with i5-2500k? Tags: Memory DDR3 RAM Compatibility Intel i5 Product Last response: February 24, 2011 11:42 PM in Memory Share liminchun 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) http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...(2_x_4gb)_240-pin_ddr3-_-20-231-314-_-Product 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 http://www.microcenter.com/single_product_results.phtml... also i purchased a total of 16gb of those ram is it overkill? Thanks in advance More about : 1600 ram compatible 2500k rolli59 a c 177 } Memory February 24, 2011 8:45:35 PM They should work fine although they claim they made these for Sandy Bridge http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... 16gb being an overkill is all going to be based on the use, and the speed is fine. liminchun 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 Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer iceclock a b } Memory February 24, 2011 11:42:17 PM honestly u dont need more than 8 gigs of ram for gaming, over 8 is overkill tbh Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumI5-2500K & compatible RAM ? ForumDDR3 1333 or 1600 for i5-2500k sandy bridge Forum1600 mhz ram compatible with 1333mhz ram socket ForumI5-2500k and ram compatibility ForumRunning 1600 RAM with i5-2500K ForumSuggestions and compatibility check for my i5-2500K build Forum$ 1600 Build - Parts Compatible and Worth it? ForumI5-2500k RAM compability? ForumIs 1.65V 1600 MHz memory compatible with my setup? Forum[Sold] i5-2500k , ASUS P8P67 M-Pro, XFX 6950 1gb, GSkill 8gb 1600 MHz ForumFirst build i5-2500k ForumFX 8120 or i5-2500k ? ForumIs the CML8GX3M2A 1600 C9 ram compatible with the asus saberthooth becaus its not ForumNew Z77 board, MSI Mpower or Asrock Extreme4? Forum[Solved] Regarding 1600 ram in a board that supports only up to 1333 ram ForumNo VGA or HDMI with New Motherboard Forum[Solved] How much of a difference with 1066MHz & 800 MHzram speed using photoshop Forum[Solved] Posted this on ocz forum with no luck :( ForumReplacing 400MHz Memory with 333MHZ Forumi5-2500K mobo More resources Read discussions in other Memory categories Compatibility DDR2 DDR3 Dual Channel RAM Corsair G.SKILL !