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Ram question with new mobo

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January 12, 2012 6:56:53 PM

I am wanting to run sli and was thinking about getting this new motherboard. My ram is 1600 and this one 2200(O.C.) and 1333. Could I run my ram if I clocked it down to 1333 or O.C.'d it to 2200?

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a c 328 V Motherboard
January 12, 2012 7:01:07 PM

January 12, 2012 7:08:23 PM

amd am3 my specs are at the bottom of my post.

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a c 715 V Motherboard
January 12, 2012 7:19:21 PM

The 'problem' is if you're running the RAM at DDR3-1600 on any AMD Phenom (x4 or x6) without either a FSB -> 240MHz <or> CPU-NB Frequency -> 2400MHz then it'll be unstable. In addition, quite often the 4GB densities require a BIOS update.

Q - What EXACT set of RAM ; please provide a link.
Q - What BIOS version?

Next, the ASUS M4A87TD EVO won't/doesn't support SLI. However, most of the new AM3+ 990FX do support SLI; you just need to double-check.

Q - What budget for a new AM3+ MOBO?
a c 715 V Motherboard
January 12, 2012 9:03:33 PM

The DDR3-1600 RAM can run, but as I mentioned you'll need to OC the FSB or CPU-NB Frequency or in this case the ASUS has a DOCP setting :) 

AI Overclock Tuner -> DOCP
DRAM OC Profile -> DDR3-1600
DRAM Timing Configuration /Enter or Manual
DRAM RAS to CAS -> 9
DRAM RAS to PRE -> 9
DRAM Voltage -> 1.64v~1.65v