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Compatible RAM for Ryzen 5 1st gen

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Posted · Original PosterOP

Is RAM still an issue in Ryzen 1st gen? I currently have a Ryzen 5 1400 and was choosing between an MSI B450 PRO-M2 MAX and an MSI B350 Tomahawk and was not sure what ram to pair it with. I do have a single 4gb stick of Kingston HyperX (HX426C15FB/4) CL15  2666 MHz which both motherboards support as stated in MSI's RAM Support List for 1st gen. With an additional budget I was able to raise my budget to around $200 which I guess opens an opportunity to buy a 16GB or 8GB RAM kit. i am not so sure what to buy though. I was basing the compatibility of the RAM i can find on the list provided by MSI on their website and most of em are not I guess "not compatible" since it was not in their list. 

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The ram compatibility list is ram modules guranteed to work by the manufacturer.

 

You can use any kit you like, I'd recommend a 2x8gb kit


Main System: AMD Ryzen 3 3200G, 2x8GB Kingston Valueram @ 2666Mhz, Sapphire Radeon R9 290X, Gigabyte A320M-S2H, Kingston 120Gb M.2 SSD, WD Blue 2.5 Inch 1tb HDD, Cooler Master MWE450, Aerocool CS-100, Dell P2210 1680x1050 60Hz, E-Blue Memcanical "RGB" Keyboard, Logitech MX Anywhere 2S | Laptop: HP ProBook X360 G1 EE: Pentium N4200 @ 1.1Ghz, 4Gb DDR3 1600Mhz 128Gb SSD Linux + Windows Dual Boot | FREENAS/Minecraft Server: Dell OptiPlex 7010: Celeron G1610 @ 2.6Ghz 8GB DDR3 Ram, 500GB Single HDD | Mothballed Optiplex: Celeron G1820, 0Gb Ram, 250Gb HDD

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Posted · Original PosterOP

Soooo I can still use a kit that is not listed there but there its not a guarantee? Now I am kinda scared and regretting that I bought a R5 1st gen

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