Do I need to OC this motherboard to use DDR3 1333 RAM ? Tags: Memory Overclocking DDR3 RAM Motherboards Product Last response: November 10, 2011 2:18 PM in Memory Share elzouain November 10, 2011 1:25:11 PM Hello....again, I found a cheap motherboard to extend my CPU's lifetime, but I don't know if I need to overclock it in order to use a DDR3 RAM at 1333. Check the following link: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... In the "Overview" tab you can see this "DDR3 800/1066/1333(OC)", notice that next to the 1333 it says "OC" and that's where my question falls. Do I need to overclock the mobo ? More about : motherboard ddr3 1333 ram IH8U a b V Motherboard November 10, 2011 2:18:16 PM You don't need to OC the board, it just won't see the RAM as 1333. Instead it will see it as 1066. You can either spend a bit more, or less depending on what you need. http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... $45 Foxconn G41MXE-V LGA 775 Intel G41 Micro ATX (will view the RAM as 1333) or http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... $80 GIGABYTE GA-P45T-ES3G LGA 775 Intel P45 ATX (I personaly prefer standard ATX, but this one is $30 more than what you listed) m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedOverclocking motherboard for MSI G41M-33 Combo to use DDR3 1333 MHz Ram Forum SolvedMotherboards that only support this kind of ram DDR3 1333/1600/1866/2133(OC)/2400(OC)/2600(OC) can they support 2133? Forum SolvedCan I use ddr3 1333mhz ram on a ddr3 1600mhz motherboard? Forum SolvedCan I use DDR3 1600 RAM on a motherboard that supports 1333? Forum Overclocking motherboards with Intel processors / overclock settings for GA-G41M-COMBO motherboard to use 1333 mhz ddr3 ram Forum What will be if processor's fsb is 1066Mhz but ram will be of DDR3 1333mhz which is suppoerted by motherboard without OC Forum Can 1600 mhz ddr3 ram work on motherboard that supports 1333 o.c. (Gigabyte GA-G Forum i m using cpu with i5 processor 2400 3.20ghz,motherboard of giabyte h61m-ds2 , 4gb ddr3 1333 ram, psu-450w 20+4 pin,hard drive Forum SolvedI got a mobo that supports DDR3 1333/1600/1866/2133/2400(OC) ram. My question is... Forum SolvedWill DDR3 1333 work on a motherboard that supports DDR3 3000(OC)/2800(OC) Forum SolvedIs it harmful to use 1333MHz DDR3 ram on a Laptop which came with 1600MHz DDR3 RAM? Forum Solvedmy mobo isnt responding when i use my 4gb ddr3 1333mhz ram Forum Solvedcan i use ddr3 1333 ram with AMD AM3+ FX-4300 Forum SolvedCan i use ddr3 1333 ram in msi G41M-P26, because 1033 version is not available i Forum Help OC q9400 + ddr3 1333mhz ram Forum SolvedDoes gigabyte ga-78lmt-usb3 motherboard work with 1333Mhz ram without OC\'ing? Forum DDR3 1600 (O.C.) / 1333 / 1066 Ram Question Forum SolvedCan i use 1600Mhz RAM if my motherboard only supports 1333Mhz Forum Will my DDR3 1333 ram limite OC?... Forum SolvedCan ddr3 2400 ram run on a motherboard that can only go as high as 1866(O.C.) Forum More resources Read discussions in other Memory categories Compatibility DDR2 DDR3 Dual Channel RAM Corsair G.SKILL !