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 JamesSneed a b V Motherboard 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... 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. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedMotherboard Memory compatibilty Forum Motherboard/memory compatibilty question Forum Solvedwindows 8 compatibilty with my motherboard and CPU Forum Solvedi5 4670k compatibilty with Gigabyte H87M-D3H Motherboard Forum Solvedmotherboard compatibilty phenom II 955be Forum SolvedFm2/2+ Motherboard/CPU Compatibilty Forum SolvedDell xps8100 motherboard compatibilty with vid cards Forum Memory compatibilty issue Forum motherboard PSU compatibilty issue Forum HP P2 1013w Memory Compatibilty questions Forum Memory Compatibilty Forum ***CPU And motherboard compatibilty*** Forum Compatibilty- motherboard for Dual Core 1st gen processor Forum Memory compatibilty Forum VGA and Motherboard Compatibilty Forum RAM, CPU and Motherboard Compatibilty Forum Motherboard compatibilty help?!?! Forum Motherboard compatibilty with HDD Forum Intel CPU and Motherboard compatibilty Forum Need help with video card, power supply and motherboard compatibilty Forum More resources Read discussions in other Motherboards categories BIOS Boot Chipsets ASRock Asus Chaintech DFI Elitegroup FIC Foxconn Gigabyte Intel MSI-Microstar !