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Discussion in 'MacBook Pro' started by Tech198, Jul 10, 2012.

  1. Tech198 macrumors G4

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    Hi all..

    Planning on buying this Macbook Pro 15-inch: 2.3 GHz. but have already got some DDR3 1333Mhz Ram.. (2x4 Gig sticks).. Will these work ? As Ivy Bridge bus is 1600
     
  2. gentlefury macrumors 68030

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    I'm pretty sure you can use higher bandwidth in a low bandwidth bus and just waste the extra throughput. But using low bandwidth on a high speed bus could cause smoke and an unpleasant smell.
     

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