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1600 ram compatible with i5-2500k?
Feb 24, 2011, 8:40 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
Feb 24, 2011
1600 compatible 2500k
Feb 24, 2011, 8:45 PM
They should work fine although they claim they made these for Sandy Bridge
16gb being an overkill is all going to be based on the use, and the speed is fine.
Feb 24, 2011, 8:53 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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Feb 24, 2011, 11:42 PM
honestly u dont need more than 8 gigs of ram for gaming, over 8 is overkill tbh
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