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Memory - http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820231476
G.SKILL Ripjaws X Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 2133 (PC3 17000)


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DDR3 2200(OC)/2133(OC)/2000(OC)/1600(OC)/1333/1066


So i might have made a mistake in buying memory, but hopefully it's not a total loss.
I just built my rig and the speed is 1600, but the memory is 2133. I wanted to know if i can bring it up to 2133 even though the mobo doesnt officially support it.

anyone know how to? or if it's possible?
Edited by Simplynicko - 3/18/12 at 2:43pm
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No motherboards officially support beyond 1600Mhz mate, that's what overclocking is for. The memory should be fine with your board.
 
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yeah you should be fine just OC it to the rated speed of 2133
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thanks guys.
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i'm gonna pump this.

i need a more recent guide on how to OC memory/cpu to get up to 2133. some of the guides i found here are from 2005!
the specs of the mobo say (OC)2133 so is it a flip-of-the-switch kind of thing or do i need to go into hardcore oc'ing.

and yes, this is going to be my first time oc'ing anything, so bare with me.
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