Solved Is the memory ok with this motherboard? (model doesn't match exactly) Tags: New Build Motherboards Memory Systems Product Last response: November 5, 2011 3:55 PM in Systems Share Solitas November 5, 2011 12:04:00 PM Hi Guys, I'm building a new system, and want to use this memory: G.SKILL Ripjaws X Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 2133 (PC3 17000) Desktop Memory Model F3-17000CL9D-8GBXM with this motherboard: ASRock Z68 PROFESSIONAL GEN3 LGA 1155 Intel Z68 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard Here is the motherboard's compatible memory list: http://www.asrock.com/mb/memory.asp?Model=Fatal1ty%20Z6... I'm confused - the model is like 80% correct, but the last trailer seems different.... I can't find any model that exactly matches. Can anyone help? Thanks! Timothy More about : memory motherboard model match zooted November 5, 2011 1:11:18 PM NO, Sandy bridge requires 1.5v or lower ram Best solution abekl a c 125 V Motherboard a b } Memory November 5, 2011 1:34:29 PM No. You need 1.5V memory. One of these two will do: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... Related resources Does the memory part have to be exactly the same for it to be compatib - Forum P4 connector on power supply doesn't match p4 on motherboard - Forum how to match memory speeds to the processor - Forum Match these G5 Specs - Forum What exactly is overclocking - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer Solitas November 5, 2011 3:16:53 PM abekl said:No. You need 1.5V memory. One of these two will do: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... hmmm, alright, thanks guys. where could I have looked to have known that? Also, neither of those two shows up in the list on the mobo page: http://www.asrock.com/mb/memory.asp?Model=Fatal1ty%20Z6... Do you know why that is? abekl a c 125 V Motherboard a b } Memory November 5, 2011 3:52:20 PM "where could I have looked to have known that?" If it's not stated in the MB manual, then it comes down to general knowledge of the Sandy Bridge platform. "neither of those two shows up in the list on the mobo page" The manufacturer can't test every piece of RAM out there. Solitas November 5, 2011 3:54:57 PM Best answer selected by solitas. Solitas November 5, 2011 3:55:06 PM Alright, thanks very much. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumMy sick gaming monster ( ok gaming zergling) - Feedback please ForumIs this an ok build for a gaming pc? ForumWhat exactly IS bottlenecking? ForumNew CPU. Should RAM speed match FSB? ForumWhy matched pair of RAM ForumWhat is a Tualatin exactly ??? ForumHIS Raedon 7870... match up my power supply please ForumHow many mp's to match resolution of 4x5 neg film cam? ForumAnalysts on AMD: Business Model Is Busted ForumAMD 3700 & 8800 good match ? Forumfat directories dont match on my hard disk ForumDoes the video card need to match the ouput? ForumBuilding an $1000 Dollar gaming PC ForumWhenever i play a game in my pc my computer restarts automatically with a buzzin ForumFirst build, advice on this $1000 budget build - Help is appreciated! More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !