Memory speeds compatibility Tags: Corsair RAM Memory Intel Intel i5 Compatibility Last response: December 25, 2012 10:23 AM in Memory Share CookieBook December 25, 2012 9:56:08 AM On the ark.intel site (http://ark.intel.com/products/65520/Intel-Core-i5-3570K...) it says that the i5-3570k only takes 1333 and 1600 RAM, is that true? More about : memory speeds compatibility AMD Radeon December 25, 2012 10:18:53 AM yes 99% people will just put 1600 ram if you put 18xx ram or above, the cpu will just bring down your frequency to 1600... CookieBook December 25, 2012 10:21:44 AM Then what's the point of high speed RAM? Related resources Memory Speeds and compatibility with gigabyte mobo - Forum Using Different memory speeds and motherboard compatibility - Forum I7 3770k RAM Speeds Compatibility (help) - Forum Memory Compatibility with CPU LGA count - Forum Different speeds on Memory - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer Soda-88 December 25, 2012 10:22:38 AM AMD Radeon said:yes 99% people will just put 1600 ram if you put 18xx ram or above, the cpu will just bring down your frequency to 1600... Ever heard of XMP profiles? Soda-88 December 25, 2012 10:23:20 AM CookieBook said:Then what's the point of high speed RAM? It helps with CPU intensive workloads such as video rendering. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: Forummemory speed /capacity compatibility ForumMobo and memory compatibility ForumCPU FSB & Memory Speed - Compatibility ForumConstant freeze at startup unless in safe mode - memory compatibility ? ForumInternal SATA to SATA transfer speeds at 20Mb/sec... Please Help! ForumMotherboard + Memory compatibility question ForumMemory speeds DRAM vs effective frequency, effective bus speeds ForumMemory Compatibility ForumFreaked out about motherboard/ memory compatibility list - should I be? ForumAsus P6T and 6GB OCZ3G1600LV6GK Memory Compatibility ForumMotherboard Memory Compatibility ForumHelp updating BIOS ForumWhy does 1333 memory show up as 1066 Forum[Solved] How Much Memory do I need? Forum[Solved] Ram compatibility More resources Read discussions in other Memory categories Compatibility DDR2 DDR3 Dual Channel RAM Corsair G.SKILL !