Will Ivy Bridge support DDR3 1066/1333?

Will Ivy Bridge support DDR3 1066/1333 or will it start with higher frequencys? Basically I want to know if the memory module I have today will be compatible when I upgrade the motherboard/CPU
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  1. The socket was released on 14 November 2011,

    and supports Sandy Bridge E-series processors with 4 memory channels of DDR3-1600,

    as well as, 40× PCIe 2.0 or 3.0 lanes;

    The Extreme Edition processor supports six cores with 15 MB of shared L3 cache on a ring bus and a quad-channel DDR3 memory controller.

    LGA 2011 motherboards have either 4 or 8 DIMM slots which allows for a maximum support of 32GB, 64GB or 128GB of memory.

    Socket R also has to ensure platform scalability beyond eight cores and 20 MB of cache.
    LGA 2011 will also be compatible with future Ivy Bridge-E processors.
  2. Source @ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/LGA_2011

    So, with little overclock of the RAM, sure it will : )
  3. nikorr said:
    The socket was released on 14 November 2011,

    and supports Sandy Bridge E-series processors with 4 memory channels of DDR3-1600,

    as well as, 40× PCIe 2.0 or 3.0 lanes;

    The Extreme Edition processor supports six cores with 15 MB of shared L3 cache on a ring bus and a quad-channel DDR3 memory controller.

    LGA 2011 motherboards have either 4 or 8 DIMM slots which allows for a maximum support of 32GB, 64GB or 128GB of memory.

    Socket R also has to ensure platform scalability beyond eight cores and 20 MB of cache.
    LGA 2011 will also be compatible with future Ivy Bridge-E processors.



    So....will a current DDR3 1333 MHZ module be compatible with the Ivy Bridge motherboards?
  4. Yes, the motherboard will overclock it to the right speed, 1600MHz.

    Its the same like with 2600K, when u get 1600MHz RAM and the mobo will down clock it to 1333MHz.

    Its not the best solution, but 99% will work fine, as the RAM is designed to do that.
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