Computer won't boot on 1600MHz Memory (1333Mhz Only) Tags: Asus Computer Boot Memory Motherboards nekomastermax October 30, 2012 10:41:53 AM Another dumb question for the brilliant people here. I have a ASUS M5A97-Rev 2.0 mother board with a AMD Athlon II x2 270 CPU and 2 sticks of 4GB Kingston Hyper X Blu Memory. Now this memory say's its stock speed is 1600MHz, and it runs at that in my dad's rig that I built him (I had to take half his 16GB of RAM when I had to build a new comptuer for my self). I can't get my computer to boot on 1600MHz Memory unless I set it to 1333Mhz. Even with over clocking it only gets up to 1500+ MHz with the CPU at 4GHz. Is there a way I can boot my computer on 1600MHz memory or am I stuck with 1333MHz? BTW WHen I say it wont boot, I mean the computer turns on but nothing happens other then the fans spinning and the power light turning on. More about : computer boot 1600mhz memory 1333mhz | E-mail me updates | Report abuse Register or log in to remove Ask the community Publish Tom's Hardware>Forum>Motherboards>Computer won't boot on 1600MHz Memory (1333Mhz Only)> Related ressources: ForumAny major difference between 1600mhz vs 1333mhz ForumDDR3 memory running at 1333MHz instead of rated 1600MHz Forum12GB DDR3 SDRAM at 1600MHz Or 24GB DDR3 SDRAM at 1333MHz Forum1600mhz ram running at 1333mhz Forum1333Mhz & 1600Mhz memory ! ForumCorsair Vengeance 1600MHz running at 1333Mhz ForumCorsair xms3 2x4gb 1333mhz vs team elite 2x4gb 1600mhz Forum16GB 1600mhz or mixed 24GB 1333mhz ForumCorsair Vengeance 1600MHz running @ 1333MHz ForumDDR3 1600MHZ to DDR3 1333MHZ Forum1600Mhz RAM on 1333MHZ max board Forum1600MHz or 1333MHz ?? Forum1600 mhz ram compatible with 1333mhz ram socket ForumOC Ram to 1600mhz ForumIs Overclocking 1333MHZ to 1600MHZ Possible ForumAsus M5A97 R2.0 & Kingston Hyper X Blu 1600Mhz ForumP7h57, i5-760 and 2x8gb ForumGateway 5200s will not boot up ForumComputer part compatibility ForumHigh Capacity Memory Testing More resources Read discussions in other Motherboards categories BIOS Boot Chipsets ASRock Asus Chaintech DFI Elitegroup FIC Foxconn Gigabyte Intel MSI-Microstar !