Problem with MOTHERBOARD,MEMORY Tags: Elitegroup Motherboards Memory Last response: January 28, 2013 8:10 PM in Motherboards Share jarhead23 January 26, 2013 9:23:29 AM Hello, Im finally Gonna build my budget pc but i have a little problem in motherboard and memory that im gonna buy. it's confusing me Here is my specs : i have 2 choices for the processor and memory : Intel i3-2120 (3.3Ghz, 3MB Cache ) Sandy Bridge and Intel i3-3220 (3.3Ghz, 3MB Cache ) Ivy Bridge ECS H61H2-M12 Motherboard DDR3/PCIE 1GB SAPPHIRE ATI Radeon 7770 DDR5 128bit Corsair XMS3 8GB (4Gx2) DDR3 1333 CL9 and Corsair Vengeance 8GB (2x4GB) DDR3 1600 CL9 ecs website : http://www.ecs.com.tw/ECSWebSite/Product/Product_Detail... ecs website the mobo specification tab it says . "Supports DDR3 1066/1333/1600(with Ivy Bridge)SDRAM" . what if i have a Ivy Bridge processor like i3 3320 then i can run a 1600 memory or it will downgrade to 1333?? Thanks in advance. More about : problem motherboard memory | E-mail me updates | Report abuse Reply to jarhead23 Register or log in to remove noidea_77 Motherboard Expert Memory Expert January 26, 2013 11:26:10 AM It will run at 1600 and even if it's downgraded to 1333, it doesn't matter. You will not notice any difference. | Report abuse Reply to noidea_77 ky_ecsusa January 28, 2013 8:10:24 PM Based on the CPU specification, it only supports 1333/1066 memory. http://ark.intel.com/products/53426/Intel-Core-i3-2120-... So, the memory will run 1333 on this model with Intel i3-2120. | Report abuse Reply to ky_ecsusa Ask the community Post an answer Tom's Hardware>Forum>Motherboards>Problem with MOTHERBOARD,MEMORY> Related ressources: ForumBest Motherboard/Memory combo for AM2 Athlon64 3800+ @2.4GHz ForumGateway Monterrey Motherboard/Memory Problem ForumIs my Motherboard/memory responsible for sudden shutdowns ForumMotherboard/Memory Compatibility Question ForumMotherboard/Memory for 2x5970 and i7-875k ForumNw build motherboard/memory advice ForumWill this Motherboard/Memory combo work out of the box? ForumNew Computer Build - Motherboard/Memory Error Forum[ Motherboard/Memory ] DDR2 800 RAM work with DDR2 1066 slot? ForumMotherboard/Memory Hassle ForumMotherboard/Memory stability issues. ForumTom's Motherboard/Memory Test ForumMotherboard/Memory Question ForumReplaciing the motherboard,memory and cpu ForumProblem with my P4P800-x or Memory? ForumComputer randomly restarting Forum2 Sticks or 1 ForumUnreserve memory by bios Forum[Solved] New P8-Z77 motherboard won't flash BIOS ForumConnecting front panel wires for ALOE GL8E motherboard More resources Read discussions in other Motherboards categories BIOS Boot Chipsets ASRock Asus Chaintech DFI Elitegroup FIC Foxconn Gigabyte Intel MSI-Microstar !