Crap! Did I buy unsupported ram?

Getting ready to upgrade my computer from i7-930 to i5-3570k.

Bought ASRock Z77 Extreme4 mobo.
Bought G.Skill F3-14900CL9D-8GBXL ram x 2 pkgs for 16gb (on sale from newegg) DDR3-1866

At the ASRock website I see supported mem close to the above part numbers but not quite.
At the G.Skill website, which I used before purchasing the ram, it says this ram is part of the motherboard qualified list.

So which is it? Inquiring minds want to know.

A couple close to the same as what I have that are supported:

My chip just arrived and I'm preparing to do the upgrade but if the ram is not right I need to fix this situation.

ASRock wesite
G.Skill ram website:
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  1. Best answer
    The RAM will work fine :)

    The QVL is only RAM that has been physically tested on the motherboard. But the specs on the kit you purchased are identical, and you will not have any problems.
  2. Thank you soooo much. Had me worried I screwed the pooch already.
  3. Nope, you're good
  4. I have an extreme 4 z77 with ram that wasn't on the supported list and it works fine.
  5. Best answer selected by Bigfishy.
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