Higher fsb ram with lower fsb cpu - good or bad? Tags: ASRock RAM CPUs Dual Core Motherboards Last response: October 11, 2012 11:58 AM in Motherboards Share xafix October 9, 2012 7:49:27 AM Hello, i have intel dual core E5300 i.e 800mhz fsb cpu and recently bought 2GB DDR3 ram 1333FSB. and in bios ram speed shows 400mhz... so is it okay or i have to buy 800FSB ram to match my CPU FSB?? thank you! More about : higher fsb ram lower fsb cpu good bad cl-scott a b V Motherboard October 9, 2012 6:20:36 PM Faster RAM can always slow down to slower speeds, you're just paying a premium for performance you're not getting is all. m 0 l Richard3rd October 11, 2012 11:58:05 AM Maybe you can set a higher Memory Clock or DRAM Frequency in BIOS. It depends on the motherboard/chipset. Which motherboard do you have? And what is the model number of the memory modules? m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedDoes running higher FSB and lower multiplier reduce CPU temps? Forum First time overclocker- can cpu fsb be higher than ram ? Forum SolvedFsb should be higher or lower when u buy processor ? Forum Clock RAM higher than FSB/CPU? Forum Q9550 > How to achieve higher FSB with lower VCORE??? Forum FSB Speed to low Ram speed lower than manifuctures advertise Forum SolvedLowering FSB to match RAM speed Forum HELP! RAM FSB Higher Than Mother Board FSB? Forum FSB Increase vs. Higher RAM speed? Forum Ram Timings Lower Or Raise FSB Forum Higher FSB or better CPU:DRAM Ratio Forum E4300 Higher FSB or Higher CPU? Forum Can I use DDR2-800 (or higher) memory with a 533FSB CPU? Forum SolvedComputer won't boot/POST (No bios displays) with CPU FSB 533 and RAM DDR3-1333? Forum How to lower fsb/cpu multiplier? Forum SolvedIS 1866MHz or more FSB ram will work at 1866MHz or 2000MHz with i5 3550 CPU Forum SolvedWhich Motherboard and Ram matches my CPU's FSB speed? Forum IS 2000MHz FSB ram will work at 1833MHz or 2000MHz with i7 950 CPU with ASUS sabertooth X58 Motherboard? Forum SolvedCpu/ram fsb ratios (yeah...) Forum Increasing FSB Lowers RAM's timings? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Motherboards categories BIOS Boot Chipsets ASRock Asus Chaintech DFI Elitegroup FIC Foxconn Gigabyte Intel MSI-Microstar !