Question Can i use lower frequency ram than the cpu supports?

May 18, 2020
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Hello, i wanna upgrade my CPU but i need some help. So, i have 2x4gb 2400mhz ram and i wanna know if i can use a CPU that requires a 2666mhz ram, if i can, are there any disadvantages?
Thank you!
 
May 18, 2020
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Yes you can run slower RAM. To get the best from your new cpu you should run fast ram - 3200MHz is the sweet spot these days. What CPU is it?
I have an amd athlon x4 950 paird with gtx1050 ti, and i wanna buy a new cpu since this one cant perform well.
 

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