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Hey guys,

I wonder how important it is, that a certain RAM module is mentioned on a motherboard's "supported RAM list". As I heard of it, I thought it was just some kind of marketing strategy or a list of guaranteed supported RAM.

I've been thinking that basically any RAM can work with any motherboard, now I'm highly irritated.

Appreciate any insight!

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I thought the same when I bought my ram sticks, they weren't mentioned on ASRock's website, but they're running just fine smile.gif The XMP setting also worked.
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Good. Thanks. Guess my Corsair Vengeance will be fine on my AsRock then? smile.gif
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Good. Thanks. Guess my Corsair Vengeance will be fine on my AsRock then? smile.gif

yes it should work just fine as DDR3 is DDR3. most motherboard QVL ram lists are not exhaustive as they dont test every RAM kit out there smile.gif
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I'm using Vengeance on an ASRock board, so yeah, you should be perfectly fine smile.gif
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Alright. Thnak you guys!

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[Primary] Benq XL2420T 23.5" @ 120Hz [Sencondary] Acer S243HL 24" @ 60Hz Noppoo Choc Mini Corsair AX 850W 
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