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Patriot Sector 5 memory on a z68 chipset?

Last response: in Memory
January 9, 2012 1:01:25 PM

I'm looking into building an Intel i5-2500k system. I had gotten some RAM a few months back at a decent price that I was thinking to build around.

Patriot Sector 5 DDR3 4 GB (2 x 2 GB) PC3-16000 2000MHz 9-11-9-27 Enhanced Latency Dual Channel Kit PGV34G2000ELK

I have read on newegg that if this type of memory is not paired with a p55 chipset then it will not work even close to what it is supposed to. I'm not adverse to selling it if it won't work, just wondering if I need to or if it will work. Does anyone have any knowledge on this?

a b } Memory
January 9, 2012 1:15:59 PM

The problem with this memory is that it is 1.65 volts, and you need memory that runs at 1.5 volts.
a b } Memory
January 9, 2012 2:29:34 PM

If you install and manually fix the memory voltage at 1.5V your memory will not run at 2000Mhz.I had Kingston 2 X 2GB Hyper X 1600Mhz 1.65V. and i had no problem on P67 motherboard, set voltage at 1.5V and it was ok.