Hey everyone. Just got my parts in for my first build but I noticed something that I'm not quite sure about. I bought an X58 Motherboard and the G-Skill Ram I bought which I only read "For I5/I7 processors" is apparently meant for P55 motherboards or 1166 boards. Will there be any issue if I use this RAM with my Motherboard? I have links posted to both items below. Any help is greatly appreciated.
G.SKILL Ripjaws Series 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model F3-12800CL7D-4GBRM
That RAM will work in your motherboard, but it doesn't make much sense. Part of the reason the X58 boards and LGA 1366 chips are so expensive is because they support triple-channel RAM. Putting dual channel RAM in an X58 motherboard doesn't let it perform to its full potential.