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Can 1600mhz ddr3 ram will work on mb which is supported at 1333mhz?

Q: Can 1600mhz ddr3 ram will work on mb which is supported at 1333mhz?

Can I run 1600mhz ram on a mb which is supported 1333mhz (my config MSI-760gm P21-FX 1gb asus amd radeon 5450 gfx card And 4gb rm of 600mhz.

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A: Can 1600mhz ddr3 ram will work on mb which is supported at 1333mhz?

1600 MHz RAM should down-clock to 1333MHz just fine, but I will not make guaranties. It usually works perfect, but there is always the possibility of incompatibilities.

The GPU memory and frequency is independent and irrelevant for this topic.
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Hi, as the title says my motherboard is a bit old which is ASRock G41C-S and its maximum support of RAM front side bus is 1333MHz, so i'm running 4GB of ram with two different modules one is A-Data 2GB DDR3 1333MHz and another is Apacer 2GB DDR3 1333MHz and i've ran them together for a year without any issues at all but i found that my PC wasn't running at full speed compared to other PC's with the same specifications so i'm planning to buy Kingston HyperX Blu 1600MHz running at 1.65V and now i don't know if my mobo will accept this kind of memory to run it stable without any issues. So please give me an answer and thank you so much in advance

A:Would RAM DDR3 1600MHz 1.65v run on 1333MHz 1.5V slot ?

If it's 1333mhz, then that's as fast as it will run. 1600mhzetc will only run @ 1333mhz with your board.
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Would this work? Just that I may sell my 4GB sticks and was wondering if having 2x 4GB sticks at 1600Mhz would work with 2x 2GB sticks at 1333Mhz. Would they just lower down to 1333Mhz?

A:8GB 1600Mhz + 4GB 1333Mhz

Quote: Originally Posted by QuackPot

Would this work? Just that I may sell my 4GB sticks and was wondering if having 2x 4GB sticks at 1600Mhz would work with 2x 2GB sticks at 1333Mhz. Would they just lower down to 1333Mhz?

Sorry QP, but it is *never* advisable to mix memory sticks in the way you've proposed. If you do this and it does work, well that would be just pure luck to do so. Not a good idea.
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Can I have your opinion please?

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A:Why is my DDR3 1333mhz RAM running at just above 667mhz?

667x2=1334 sounds about right. I get confused with ram, I could be
wrong, but it looks right to me.
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A:DDR3 1333mhZ ganged or unganged

I've had a quick look, and it basically refers only to multi-core CPUs that have the same number of RAM sticks installed as cores. In Ganged mode, the RAM behaves as one unit, and is shared between both cores in dual-channel mode, with each core having access to the full amount of RAM. In Unganged mode, the RAM runs in single-channel mode, with each processor core having exclusive (non-shared) access to a single stick of RAM.
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I am constantly in Adobe After Effects eating up all of my memory. I also multi-task frequently switching between memory intense programs. I will squeeze every bit of performance out of faster memory.

Here is my configuration:

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When I upgraded I was advised to go with 1333MHz. Is there significant performance to be had beyond this? It is an inexpensive area to upgrade so I am very curious.

A:Kingston HyperX Blu DDR3 1333MHz -- worth upgrading?

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A:Can I use 1600MHz DDR3 RAM in my Thinkpad R500 273...

Welcome to the forum!
DDR3-10600 (DDR3-1333) will work, but DDR3-12800 (DDR3-1600) most probably not. I had trouble with this type of memory in all my Thinkpads of that era (X200, T400, T500 and W500).
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A:HP 15-r036tu - is 1600Mhz DDR3 RAM compatibility

Upgrade it with guaranteed compatible warranteed memory from a well known memory manufacturer or HP.  The upgrade memory should be 1600 MHz DDR3L SDRAM.  PC-12800 is 1600MHz DDR3L SDRAM. That is the specification
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Im about 1 click away from ordering and then building my dream computer, and I wanted to make sure everything was sound and compatable before I dropped that much money on something that doesn't work.


A:Asus Rampage II with 1600MHz DDR3?


The links that follow are review of ASUS Rampage II Extreme Motherboard which hopefully will answer you Questions and doubts:

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Also, don't bother to buy 1600Mhz because it will only run at 1333Mhz.
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A:RAM Upgrade for Studio 1557 up to 8GB DDR3 1600MHz

Correction, which affects the rest:
The system has two memory sockets -- not  four.
You can either replace one with a 4G and have six or both with a pair of 4G to go to 8 total.
You must also have a 64-bit OS or the memory above 4 G won't be recognized.
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A:Asus P6T and Corsair DDR3 1600MHZ XMS3 DHS Memory

The voltage shown in the memory specs is the the reccomended maximum voltage to be used with the memory.
The actual memory voltage used is controlled by BIOS and motherboard settings and since ASUS is aware of the Intel limitations, it will be less than that.
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A:memory upgrade from pcs 10600 1333mhz to pcs 10600 1600mhz f...

Hi: Installing PC3-1600 memory will not speed up the memory, as the fastest it can run is only 1066 MHz. Even the 1333 MHz memory only runs at 1066 MHz, which is the fastest speed of the processor. I can tell you that installing memory in any HP PC that has an Intel series 5 chipset which yours does (and uses notebook memory) is very hard to upgrade. I suggest you read this post and the one I referenced within this post, to make sure you get the right memory, or it will not work.
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This 4GB DDR3 RAM Kingston Technology Company - Kingston Memory Search - Search Results for: KVR13N9S8/4

It says in my motherboard specifications on Gigabyte's website tht my motherboard "Support for DDR3 1333(O.C.)/1066/800 MHz memory modules"

how am i supposed to make this RAM work on my motherboard

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A:how to make DDR3-1333 DDR3 4 GB work on my Gigabyte G41-M Combo mobo?

I'm afraid that RAM is not supported, I downloaded the Memory Support List from: (and attached)

GIGABYTE - Motherboard - Socket 775 - GA-G41M-Combo (rev. 2.0)

Also, you are better off getting 2 sticks, since:
Your motherboard:

Features Dual channel memory architecture, best to use two sticks to take advantage of the Dual channel, should be identical RAM sticks.
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Please help me.

A:Is DDR3-1333 DDR3 4 GB will work on my G41 Combo?

Quote: Originally Posted by mastertushar

Will this ram : see the link
Transcend DDR3-1333 DDR3 4 GB PC RAM (JM1333KLN-4G)

will work on my mothrboard? Gigabyte G41-Combo Rev 1.3 with 2.80 Ghz Core2Duo Processor?
Please help me.

Is that a G41M-Combo Rev 1.3?

If so, it supports both DDR2 and DDR3.

But you cannot mix DDR2 and DDR3. All RAM must be one or the other.

The specific RAM you mentioned is not listed on the qualified RAM list, but that doesn't mean it won't work.

From the Gigabyte web site for the G41M-Combo Rev 3:


2 x 1.5V DDR3 DIMM sockets supporting up to 8 GB of system memory (Note 1)
Dual channel memory architecture
Support for DDR3 1333(O.C.)/1066/800 MHz memory modules


2 x 1.8V DDR2 DIMM sockets supporting up to 8 GB of system memory (Note 1)
Dual channel memory architecture
Support for DDR2 1066(O.C.)/800/667 MHz memory modules

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@JaccoGoris?, welcome to the forum. HP keeps its BIOS settings to a minimum to make it easier to diagnose problems; especially, when it comes to specialized settings, such as, Intel Extreme Memory Profiles (XMP).  I believe the reason that the memory is reading incorrectly is that it may be to advanced for the motherboard. Please click the Thumbs up + button if I have helped you and click Accept as Solution if your problem is solved.
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A:My Win 7 x64 doesn't work correctly with DDR3

What memory did you have in there originally. the mobo should recognize this RAM, but I don't know if it is in the supported list:

Looks like your BIOS (F11) is up to date, so that shouldn't be a problem

have you tried the RAM in different slots?

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A:How can I modify Windows 8.1 to work w/ non-supported CPU?

Welcome to the forum.

Originally Posted by Jesusv

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A:1333mhz in a G43 motherboard

Hi, From the following information, it supports 1333MHz and downgrades to 1066MHz but please note must be Synch DRAM PC3-10600 (1066/1333 MHz) Non-ECC Regards.
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just built a new Core-i7...

all seems fine, need to install DVD drive but...

the memory is running at 1333Mhz when it is 1600Mhz memory..?
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Are you sure the RAM you bought is 1333 and not 1600? What brand and model of RAM is it? Are you doing any overclocking?

The fact that Windows doesnt know what type of RAM it is (i.e. DDR2, DDR3, etc) makes me wonder what is really going on. It doesnt seem like it is reading it correctly. I would look at the manufacturers website for the motherboard to see if there are any drivers that need to be download and installed or updated. However if it isnt really causing problems I dont think I would get too worried over it.

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See what this says and post a screenshot of it if you would.


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Did you try loading XMP values in BIOS or setting them to Auto? If it doesn't change just modify the multiplier if such setting is applicable.
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I have 1600mhz ram in my computer--- it also runs at 1333mhz---
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No Ram will run at it's rated speed out the Box until you set your ram to 1600mhz in the Bios

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A:1600Mhz Ram Set to run @ 1333 by Bios

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Thanks in Advance !

A:Does Intel Dual Core processors supports 1600MHz RAM?

t3chn0vamp said:

So I wanted to know will my system support it.I know the mobo im going to buy will support it.Click to expand...

Thats all you need to know, the CPU is irrelevant for selecting memory. The CPU never has dictated the type of memory used. The motherboard either supports the memory or it doesn't.
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well in my experience ram clock past some limit doesnt have much visible benefit (well benchmarks may say othervise) but real experiencie is not noticeable. I dont do extreme oc so i dont know if that helps in ocing cpu.
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A:ASUS M5A78L-M/USB3 compability with Corsair XMS3 2x2GB 1600MHz 1.65V

Check all timing settings in the BIOS - don't try to push the RAM. However, a quick search shows your problem is not unique - others have the same problem. Likely suspects are:

> IRQ conflicts (don't believe the "no more IRQ issues with Windows 7" argument)

> High DPC latency issues (reporting the issue as 'Music flickers/crackles when browsing the Internet','Sound output pops/crackles/hesitates', 'audio stops working after Windows 7 has been running for a while', 'Jerky sound playback Win7', 'Windows 7 Audio Stutter Problem' etc)

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For Security Essentials, try:
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2. Click the Settings tab.
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C:\Program Files\Microsoft Forefront\Forefront System\Client\AntiMalware\MsMpEng.exe

6. Click Ok.
7. Click Save changes.
8. Close the scanner program, and then restart the computer.

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Hai, Forum

I have a question and trying to answer please help

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2GB DDR3 for around $400...

Nvidia has DDR3 motherboards

More info:
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A:Ddr3 ram

Quote: Originally Posted by seekermeister

While browsing the specs on several motherboards I'm considering, I noticed in the RAM specs, that some listed 1600MHz DDR3 (over clocking). What does the parenthetical note mean? Does it mean that this speed of RAM is only needed if the rig is over clocked?

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This also avoids the possible downside of an asynchronous overclock, one where CPU end of the Bus gets boosted but the rest of the system stays at stock speed.

I also noticed that one board listed ECC or non-ECC in the specs. I'm sure that ECC is more it worth it?

ECC memory is used mostly in servers. Unless something has changed (or I'm just flat-out wrong ) it actually runs a tad slower than non-ECC RAM, mainly because it needs an extra step to check the data passing through it before it gives it the okey-dokey. Unless you have a specific reason for it, ECC is unnecessary.
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A:to ddr3 or not

You will only see the difference when running benchmarks, just save your money for your next big upgrade.
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That motherboard supports DDR2 533/667/800.

Have you considered OCZ ram? That is a good brand as well.
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If you need more information please ask

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It support both DDR2 & DDR3?

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A:Should I buy a DDR3 ram?

Go here and allow the Crucial System Scanner to load and run.

After it finishes and it displays a report, copy-and-paste the link to that webpage here so we can go there and view it.


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Thank You

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DDR3 PC3-10600(DDR3-1333) has a speed of 1333 MHz.

DDR3 PC3-8500(DDR3-1066) has a speed of 1066 MHz.

The larger the number, the faster the memory speed.

If you mix module speeds in the same computer, they will all run at the speed of the slowest module(s).


What's the brand name and model name and model number of your computer?


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thank you

A:ddr3 memory

Originally Posted by kev s148

is it best to run ddr3 dual or tri or does it not make any diffrence

thank you

There's a significant difference in bandwidth with tri-channel memory. Go for it