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Does the G860 suppord ddr3 1600mhz?

I am thinking of getting it but I already have RAM purchased which is as such. Will it work?
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  1. You want to buy RAM that's the same as what you already have if you can. If you can't or you want to replace it, yes that CPU does indeed run DDR3.
  2. I am talking about the speed. I've seen some things that say the G860 only supports 1333mhz and below. I want to know before I buy the CPU because I have 1600mhz ram and cant afford any more RAM at the moment.
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    http://ark.intel.com/products/53492/Intel-Pentium-Processor-G860-3M-Cache-3_00-GHz

    "Memory Types: DDR3-1066/1333"

    Looks like it only supports up to DDR3 1333. You can still use 1600 RAM on it, it'll just be downclocked to 1333.
  4. Dingleberg said:
    I am talking about the speed. I've seen some things that say the G860 only supports 1333mhz and below. I want to know before I buy the CPU because I have 1600mhz ram and cant afford any more RAM at the moment.

    Aah I see, as already stated those CPUs will only go up to 1333 Mhz, (thats the thing about Intel not all their CPU's will support as wide a variety of RAM) don't be sad though, the difference between 1600 and 1333Mhz is really only noticable in benchmarks. Most people will go for 1600 Mhz just because it's the best speed/price ratio. People that don't have any money are fine saving 6 bucks on slower RAM. And most boards will down clock 1600 ram to 1333 by themselves any way and you have to bump it up yourself. So you can probably just plug that RAM in and be on your way without doing anything.
  5. Pingypoker said:
    http://ark.intel.com/products/53492/Intel-Pentium-Processor-G860-3M-Cache-3_00-GHz

    "Memory Types: DDR3-1066/1333"

    Looks like it only supports up to DDR3 1333. You can still use 1600 RAM on it, it'll just be downclocked to 1333.

    Thanks bro. I looked around and couldn't find my answer but you helped me with it, you evn went the extra yard by telling me 1600 will be downgraded. I frankly do not care about the downgrade, as long as I don't have to buy new ram. Thanks bro and also thank you @mace200200 for helping with what you know.
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