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 noidea_77 a b V Motherboard a b } Memory 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. m 0 l ky_ecsusa a b V Motherboard 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. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Gateway Monterrey Motherboard/Memory Problem Forum SolvedMotherboard/Memory Compatability Question Forum SolvedIs this setup compatible? Motherboard/Memory Forum SolvedNeed advice: AMD Phenom II X4 965 BE: motherboard/memory replacement. Forum SolvedNVIDIA 3D gaming/htpc motherboard/memory question Forum SolvedNw build motherboard/memory advice Forum Motherboard/memory compatibilty question Forum Need help with a Motherboard/memory for a PC. Forum [Solved] NVIDIA 3D gaming/htpc motherboard/memory question Forum Motherboard-memory compatibility Forum Motherboard-memory support list Forum Choosing motherboard/memory - new system Forum Motherboard/Memory Compatibility Question Forum Motherboard/memory Forum Motherboard/memory?? Forum Cheapest i5-2500k motherboard+memory for max. performance? Forum Advice on AMD Motherboard/Memory (gaming rig) **Going to purchase tody Forum Motherboard/Memory for 2x5970 and i7-875k Forum Motherboard/Memory Recommendations Forum Motherboard/Memory Forum More resources Read discussions in other Motherboards categories BIOS Boot Chipsets ASRock Asus Chaintech DFI Elitegroup FIC Foxconn Gigabyte Intel MSI-Microstar !