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Pc 12800 ram on my i3 2100

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February 22, 2012 7:39:14 AM

i'am trying to use extreme memory for my PC, but i look at official website of the prosesor. It say I3 2100 only support 1333mhz memory. But my motherboard support 1600mhz memory, what i should do?

is it necessary to change my memory with standart 1333mhz memory because my prosesor doesnt support it?

this is my spec

prosesor : i3 2100 3.1ghz
Memory : gskill trident pc 12800 8-8-8-24
HDD : WDC green 500gb
motherboard : asrock z68 pro3
VGA : zotac GTX 560 amo
PSU : Amacrox free style 650 watt

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February 22, 2012 8:05:20 AM

It will work with it and you can set the ram speed manually or with XMP. From the board manual
"Load XMP Setting
Use this to load XMP setting. Con guration options: [Auto], [Pro le 1] and
[Pro le 2]. The default value is [Auto].
DRAM Frequency
If [Auto] is selected, the motherboard will detect the memory module(s)
inserted and assigns appropriate frequency automatically."
February 22, 2012 8:10:40 AM

Best answer selected by shingekido.