Question Will my 1600MHz ddr3 ram work on my 1333MHz motherboard

Aug 31, 2020
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I bought a 1600MHz hyperx ram ddr3 4gb, but my mobo only supports 1333MHz( ASROCK-G41C-VS ) i installed it in the slot and when i turned on my PC the display was black.Can i somehow make it work ?
CPU : Intel core 2 quad q9400.
 
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dimtodim

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I bought a 1600MHz hyperx ram ddr3 4gb, but my mobo only supports 1333MHz( ASROCK-G41C-VS ) i installed it in the slot and when i turned on my PC the display was black.Can i somehow make it work ?
CPU : Intel core 2 quad q9400.
speed of ram does matter motherboard will cut speed of ram...but maybe u buy non compatible ram for your motherboard...and that is problem
 

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