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Would PC3-12800 RAM work with ASUS P8P67-M?

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The description of the ASUS P8P67-M motherboard, on my local hardware website, tells me that the only RAM speeds the motherboard supports are PC3-10600 and PC3-8500. Is this correct?

The reason i'm asking is because I am contemplating getting the motherboard in question, and these for my budget i5 2500k build:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-277-_-Product

I just want to make sure, before I do anything stupid.
Edited by Goaky - 3/25/11 at 1:24am
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BUMP

Is this a hard question to answer, or just a really stupid one to ask?
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post #3 of 11
Do you not mean i5 2500k?

You can check the memory Qualified Vendor List on that board here: http://uk.asus.com/product.aspx?P_ID...TNm&templete=2
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Yes, of course. I stand corrected.

I've already checked the QVL beforehand, it's empty at the moment.
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post #5 of 11
Ah yeah see that now lol

I have just checked the vendor list for the mobo LE model and that ram is on there so you should be ok.

Edit: I ment the non Micro ATX version.
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So to clarify, the full ATX version of the board has that memory on the vendor list so you should be good to go. Too early in the morning, need more coffee lol.
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post #7 of 11
The ram should work. You just have to make sure to set the correct ram settings in the "BIOS."

http://www.asus.com/product.aspx?P_ID=hcyfdEpZcMvFkTNm

Quote:
4 x DIMM, Max. 32 GB, DDR3 2200(O.C.)*/2133(O.C.)*/1866(O.C.)/1600(O.C.)/1333/1066 Non-ECC,Un-buffered Memory
Dual Channel memory architecture
* According to Intel® SPEC, the Max. 32GB memory capacity can be supported with DIMMs of 8GB (or above). ASUS will update QVL once the DIMMs are available on the market.
* Hyper DIMM support is subject to the physical characteristics of individual CPUs. Some hyper DIMMs only support one DIMM per channel. Please refer to Memory QVL for details.
* Due to CPU behavior, DDR3 2200/2000/1800 MHz memory module will run at DDR3 2133/1866/1600 MHz frequency as default.
post #8 of 11
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Originally Posted by Riou View Post
The ram should work. You just have to make sure to set the correct ram settings in the "BIOS."

http://www.asus.com/product.aspx?P_ID=hcyfdEpZcMvFkTNm
So, from what I can see Asus listed the compatible RAM speed (1600Mhz) instead of the RAM classification, i.e. PC3-12800, which I think was what confused me in the first place.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Goaky View Post
So, from what I can see Asus listed the compatible RAM speed (1600Mhz) instead of the RAM classification, i.e. PC3-12800, which I think was what confused me in the first place.
You are correct.
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Originally Posted by Riou View Post
You are correct.
Alright, great. Thanks for helping, +REP.
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