1866 memory with a 1600 compatible motherboard Tags: Memory Compatibility Motherboards Last response: November 24, 2012 2:37 PM in Memory Share scain6043 November 24, 2012 2:12:06 PM I recently bought 1866 memory but failed to realize that my motherboard has only supports up to 1600. Is this ok? Do I have to lower the clock speeds? Or do I have to buy new RAM altogether? Thanks More about : 1866 memory 1600 compatible motherboard rolli59 a c 241 } Memory a c 1097 V Motherboard November 24, 2012 2:32:23 PM It is fine it will automatically default down to the boards speed. m 0 l scain6043 November 24, 2012 2:37:06 PM Awesome thanks so much I was worried I wasted 45 bucks m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Best 990FX Motherboard that's also compatable 16GB (2 x 8GB) 240-Pin 1866 memory Forum Solved1600 ram and 1866 cpu' memory controller Forum SolvedP67 Sabertooth Mobo 1600 or 1866 Mhz Memory Forum SolvedShould I get 1600 or 1866 memory? Forum SolvedWhich Memory for my Build? DDR3 1600 vs DDR3 1866 and Timing Forum Solved1866MHz RAM on 1600MHz Motherboard Forum SolvedBios showing memory at 1600 when it should be 1866 Forum SolvedASUS M5A97R2.0 Memory not reading correctly, 1600 not 1866 HLP. Forum Solved2 Corsair 8GB DDR3 Desktop Memory 1600 (PC312800) Vs Corsair Dominator Platinum 16GB (2x8GB) DDR3 1866MHz Forum SolvedMy 1866 Memory are running a 1600 with FX 8350 vishera Forum SolvedCPU Memory Controller Speed / Ram 1600 1.65v vs 1866 1.5v Forum SolvedMotherboards that only support this kind of ram DDR3 1333/1600/1866/2133(OC)/2400(OC)/2600(OC) can they support 2133? Forum SolvedAsus Crosshair IV Memory Corsair 1600 or 1866? Forum SolvedWill the Gigabyte GA-Z87MX-D3H motherboard be compatible with 1866Mhz RAM? Forum SolvedNeed a single 4.0GB DDR3 Tri-Channel Memory at 1600 or 1866Mhz Forum SolvedIs 1866mhz RAM compatible with my Motherboard? Forum Setting ram to 1866Mhz on motherboard with 1600Mhz limit? Forum Running RAM at 1866Mhz when motherboard specifications are 1600Mhz maximum? Forum For asus z77 v pro should i get 1600 or 1866 memory and gskill or cors Forum Memory Frequency: 1066 1333 1600 1866 2133(O C) MHz means????? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Memory categories Compatibility DDR2 DDR3 Dual Channel RAM Corsair G.SKILL !