Motherboard and Memory Compatibilty Tags: Asus Compatibility Motherboards Memory Last response: April 16, 2012 9:40 PM in Motherboards Share bigfrenak April 16, 2012 9:18:08 PM Hello, I am building my first gaming computer and would just like something cleared up, specifically,is my motherboard compatible with my Memory. The components in question are as followed: - Asus M5A87 Motherboard http://www.amazon.co.uk/Asus-M5A87-Motherboard/dp/B0050... -Corsair CMZ8GX3M2A1600C9B 8GB 1600Mhz CL9 DDR3 Vengeance Memory Module Kit http://www.amazon.co.uk/Corsair-CMZ8GX3M2A1600C9B-1600M... PS, I have been on the motherboards manufacturers website and checked for compatibility - but didn't manage to find much. Thanks in advance. More about : motherboard memory compatibilty | E-mail me updates | Report abuse Register or log in to remove JamesSneed April 16, 2012 9:28:09 PM Yes that ram should be fine. ASUS certified many Corsair modules, not the exact vengeance line but they were 1600Mhz corsiar. You should not have an issue. http://www.asus.com/Motherboards/AMD_AM3Plus/M5A87/#MSL Personally I would go with the low profile heat spreaders version to keep my CPU cooler options open. The high profile heat spreaders can get in the way of the larger CPU coolers and offer very little value. http://www.amazon.co.uk/Corsair-CML8GX3M2A1600C9B-Venge... | Report abuse bigfrenak April 16, 2012 9:40:17 PM Thanks for the help, greatly appreciated. I was actually going to choose that RAM, its funny you mention it - thanks again. | Report abuse Ask the community Publish Tom's Hardware>Forum>Motherboards>Motherboard and Memory Compatibilty> Related ressources: ForumCompatibilty issue ForumMotherboard Memory compatibilty ForumMotherboard and ram compatibilty ForumNeed help with video card, power supply and motherboard compatibilty ForumMemory compatibilty ForumCompatibilty Of These Parts ForumNeed help with video card, power supply and motherboard compatibilty ForumHelp required on motherboard and RAM compatibilty ForumDown grading to XP from W7 compatibilty Forum3.2K system purchase. Need advice on compatibilty and/or in general. ForumCompatibilty questions ForumSystem Compatibilty ForumCompatibilty Check ForumDdr3 RAM compatibilty ForumCompatibilty ForumNewEgg/TigerDirect Compatibilty Engine ForumH8smi-2 cpu compatibilty help ForumCPU compatibility. ForumWhich motherboard is best for i5 2500k or 2550k Forum[Solved] ASUS M4A88T-M Memory? More resources Read discussions in other Motherboards categories BIOS Boot Chipsets ASRock Asus Chaintech DFI Elitegroup FIC Foxconn Gigabyte Intel MSI-Microstar !