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I suspect the answer is that I won't have a problem, but I would just like to check.

My laptop came with PC3-1333 10600S RAM and I just purchased PC3-1333 10666 RAM. Will the 10666 RAM cause any problems?

Thanks for the help. Any articles that provide more education on the matter are welcome.

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It shouldn't cause any problems, they're both the same DDR3-1333 standard. The peak transfer rate of DDR3-1333 modules is 10666 MB/s and some manufacturers report it with full precision while others choose to round it down to 10600 or up to 10700.

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Excellent answer and references. Thank you. –  Ryan Jun 2 '12 at 22:07
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