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G.skill F3-12800CL9D-4GBRL compatible with intel DX79SI?

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February 1, 2012 12:38:44 PM

Hey everyone,

I happened to get my hands on a dx79si mobo and my current rig is using two sets of g.skill F3-12800CL9D-4GBRL for a total of 8GB. Would this ram be compatible with the mobo? Or should I invest in some new RAM. Any help will be greatly appreciated.

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a c 715 V Motherboard
February 1, 2012 1:16:17 PM
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The F3-12800CL9D-4GBRL will work, but it won't work reliably on XMP and set the RAM Frequency, CAS Timings and DRAM Voltage per spec (DDR3-1600 9-9-9-24-2N @ 1.50v). RAM is dirt cheap, and if you can afford X79 then IMO get a matched 4x4GB kit. Example Corsair Vengeance or G.SKILL Ripjaws Z Series.
February 1, 2012 1:32:52 PM

Hey thanks for the quick reply! I can't afford an x79. I happened upon one and some other hardware through a certain contest. I'm also in college and cannot afford new RAM so I just wanted to know if my current RAM will work while I save up for something better.

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February 1, 2012 3:26:19 PM

Best answer selected by godhand136.
a c 715 V Motherboard
February 1, 2012 4:52:24 PM

'Got it' & enjoy! I won one of our X79 build-off's @ TH; small World.

The F3-12800CL9D-4GBRL will work!
a b V Motherboard
February 1, 2012 5:30:31 PM

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