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Will this RAM work with this motherboard? I'm completely stuck?

By .4sassin
Jun 17, 2012
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  1. Hi, I'm wondering whether this RAM: Kingston KHX1600C9D3

    Will work with this motherboard: AsRock 970 Extreme3 Motherboard

    I'd greatly greatly appreciate any help!
     
  2. Leeky

    Leeky TS Evangelist Posts: 4,378   +98

    Yes, that is DDR3-1600 RAM.

    That motherboard accepts a maximum of 32GB using up to four sticks of DDR3 2100(OC)/1866*/1800*/1600*/1333/1066/800 non-ECC, un-buffered RAM.
     
  3. .4sassin

    .4sassin TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Thanks for the reply leeky, I was just worried because the RAM isnt on the qualified list of RAM ticks for the motherboard
     
  4. Leeky

    Leeky TS Evangelist Posts: 4,378   +98

    It is generally best to stick to the qualified RAM list, but as long as it meets the specifications required and is manufactured by a respectable RAM maker you should be fine.
     
  5. slh28

    slh28 TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,925   +170

    Make sure your RAM is a 1.5V rated kit instead of 1.65V, when I googled that one it came up with 1.65V.
     


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