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Hello. I am working on a computer with the ASUS M4A87TD EVO motherboard and a Phenom II X4 965 proc. I would like to upgrade to the max allowed memory (16GB) and was wondering what speed DDR3 to pair with this combo. Thanks.
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Hello. I am working on a computer with the ASUS M4A87TD EVO motherboard and a Phenom II X4 965 proc. I would like to upgrade to the max allowed memory (16GB) and was wondering what speed DDR3 to pair with this combo. Thanks.

You might want to update to the latest motherboard BIOS, better chance of working with newer memory.

Here are some 4X4GB (2133) memory modules kits with a CAS 9 rating.
Should work with your current CPU/ motherboard and future CPU/motherboards you might upgrade to.

http://pcpartpicker.com/parts/memory/#Z=16384004&s=302133&sort=a10&L=30,90&t=11
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Originally Posted by Tacoboy View Post

You might want to update to the latest motherboard BIOS, better chance of working with newer memory.

Here are some 4X4GB (2133) memory modules kits with a CAS 9 rating.
Should work with your current CPU/ motherboard and future CPU/motherboards you might upgrade to.

http://pcpartpicker.com/parts/memory/#Z=16384004&s=302133&sort=a10&L=30,90&t=11

Let me rephrase this question. What is the default speed the motherboard will run the memory at? Is it 1600?
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Supposedly Phenom II runs at 1333 Mhz by default, but my 1333 RAM always shows 1066 Mhz.
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Supposedly Phenom II runs at 1333 Mhz by default, but my 1333 RAM always shows 1066 Mhz.
Thank you!
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