ASUS M4A87TD/USB3 AM3 AMD 870 memory compatability Tags: Asus AMD USB3 Memory Motherboards Last response: May 17, 2011 4:17 PM in Motherboards Share nate_09 May 17, 2011 10:06:08 AM I plan on buying ASUS M4A87TD/USB3 AM3 AMD 870 SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 AMD Motherboard: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=13-131-... In the research I've done so far, I've come across ppl having issues with using 4gb memory sticks, stating that the board cannot take 4 4gb sticks=16 gb and that the maximum is 3 sticks=12gb I plan on starting with two of these: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... and later adding another two sticks to make a total of 16gb of ram. will that be possible with this board? Thanks in advance More about : asus m4a87td usb3 am3 amd 870 memory compatability mosox a b Ĉ ASUS a b } Memory a b V Motherboard May 17, 2011 12:32:35 PM Why do you need that much RAM for? Usually 4 or 8G is more than enough. 4GB sticks are tricky on all the mobos, some of them don't work but you can use those: http://www.crucial.com/store/listparts.aspx?model=M4A87... If you don't have the budget to get a 8G kit right now, http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... those match the codes in two 8G kits in there even if they look differently: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... nate_09 May 17, 2011 4:17:25 PM I do lots of media editing/3D rendering, wanted as much ram as possible for the best price possible. Thanks for your input though. so crucial is more guaranteed to work that Gskil. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedAsus M4A87TD/USB3 am3+ ?? Forum SolvedASUS SABERTOOTH 990FX/GEN3 R2.0 AM3+ AMD 990FX and G.Skill Memory Forum Upgrading from 1055t AMD CPU and Asus M4A87TD/USB3 Forum SolvedASUS M5A99X EVO AM3+ AMD 990X memory options Forum SolvedCompatibility between AMD FX6350 or 6300 Black Edition and ASUS M5A97 R2.0 Socket AM3+ ATX AMD Mobo Forum SolvedASUS M5A78L-M LX PLUS AM3+ AMD 760G Micro ATX AMD Motherboard Compatibility Forum SolvedMemory compatible with ASUS AM3 Forum SolvedAm3 amd 870 comparison Forum Will this memory work with ASUS M5A97 AM3+ AMD 970 mobo & AMD 1090t? Forum Is MOBO - ASUS M5A97 EVO R2.0 compatible with the AMD AM3+ FX 8350 Forum is the fx-8350 compatible with a Asus M5A97 R2.0 AMD 970 AM3+ Motherboard Socket AM3+ Forum SolvedIm new to computers and I was wondering how I would get wifi with this motherboard ASUS M5A78L-M LX PLUS AM3+ AMD 760G Micro A Forum SolvedAsus M5A97 R2.0 ATX AM3+ Motherboard good with AMD FX-6300 and Evga GeForce GTX 760? Forum MSI 870A-G54 AM3 AMD 870 and adding RAM Forum SolvedAMD HD 7850 2GB compatible with GA-78lmt-s2p AM3+ mobo? Forum SolvedASUS M5A99X EVO R2.0 AM3+ Memory Overclock Forum Will a Phenom II X6 1100T Black Edition work with MSI 870-G45 AM3 AMD 770 ATX AM Forum SolvedASUS M5A99X EVO AMD AM3+ worth it? Forum SolvedParts Compatibility With MSI 970 Gaming AM3+ (AMD) Forum SolvedCPU Heatsink Compatability/Fit on ASUS Crosshair V Formula Z / Memory slots Forum More resources Read discussions in other Motherboards categories BIOS Boot Chipsets ASRock Asus Chaintech DFI Elitegroup FIC Foxconn Gigabyte Intel MSI-Microstar !