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Is FM2 RAM compatible with an FM1 board?

post #1 of 4
Thread Starter 
Hi!
I just got some g-skill snipers. I need to know if they are compatible to see if I should return them or open the package.

My mobo specs:
MSI MS-7778 (Jasmine)
Socket type: FM2

Memory upgrade information:
Dual channel memory architecture
Four 240-pin DDR3 DIMM sockets
Supports DDR3 DIMMs
PC3 10600 (1333 MHz)
PC3 12800 (1600 MHz)
PC3 14400 (1866 MHz)
Non-ECC memory only, unbuffered
Supports 1 GB, 2 GB, 4 GB or 8 GB DIMMs
Supports up to 4 GB on 32-bit* systems
Supports up to 32 GB on 64-bit systems

Ram
Model Number F3-1600C9S-4GSR / F3-1600C9D-8GSR
Series SNIPER
System DESKTOP
System Type DDR3
Main Board INTEL
M/B Chipset Z77 / P67 / Z68 / P55 / AMD7xx / 8xx / 9xx Series / FM1
Capacity 4GB (4GBx1) / 8GB (4GBx2)
Multi-Channel Kit Single / Dual Channel kit
Tested Speed DDR3-1600 MHz (PC3-12800)
Tested Latency 9-9-9 2N
Tested Voltage 1.5V
Registered/Unbuffered Unbuffered
Error Checking Non-ECC
Type 240-pin DIMM
SPD Speed 1600 MHz
SPD Voltage 1.5V
Height 42 mm / 1.65 inch
Warranty Lifetime
Fan lncluded No
Features Intel XMP (Extreme Memory Profile)Ready

All help is appreciated!
post #2 of 4
all ddr3 RAM should work fine with the mobo.
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(17 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
FX 8350 Asus Crosshair V Formula EVGA GTX 770 SC ACX 8Gb Patriot Viper III 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveOptical Drive
Plextor M5S 128GB Plextor M5S 256GB Western Digital Cavair Green 2Tb ASUS 24x DVD RW 
CoolingOSMonitorKeyboard
Corsair H80i Windows 7 64-bit Samsung SyncMaster B2230 Corsair K70 
PowerCaseMouseAudio
Corsair TX650 V2 Cooler Master CM Storm Trooper Razer DeathAdder 3.5G Panasonic 500w stereo 
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post #3 of 4
Quote:
Originally Posted by mwl5apv View Post

all ddr3 RAM should work fine with the mobo.
Yep. Ram is ram.
post #4 of 4
Thread Starter 
Thanks, the RAM works beautifully.
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