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Asus P5E3 Motherboard DDR3 4gb module compatibility

I just recently bought a Asus P5E3 motherboard to replace my existing motherboard that has recently gone bad.

I have two 4gb G.Skill DDR3 1600s and wanted to know if this motherboard would support 4gb ram modules.

Has anyone had any success?
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    Hello, and Welcome to Tom's Hardware!

    Yes you MB will support 8GB of dual channel RAM.
    From the spec sheet: x DIMM, Max. 8 GB, DDR3 1800(O.C.)/1600(O.C.)/1333/1066/800 ECC,Non-ECC,Un-buffered Memory
    Dual Channel memory architecture

    Your G. Skill 1600 modules aren't are the QVL, but as long as they were purchased as a pair together, you have a good chance they will work OK.
  2. I just received the board and put my two 4gb DDR3's in there and everything worked fine.

    The memory was recognized by default as 1066, so I had to change some settings to get it up to 1600.

    Thanks John!
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