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Which RAM Pass Max should I stick to?

By mazen_soliman
May 18, 2013
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  1. Hi,
    I'd like to ask a question that is very important to me.
    I need to buy a RAM that achieves maximum available speed in the market for a given MB and CPU. My question is: To which RAM pass max I have to stick ... CPU's or MB's?? I.e. my CPU RAM pass max is 1600 MHz while my MB RAM pass max is 2133 MHz...can I get a RAM with 2133 MHz pass or should I stick to the CPU's 1600 MHz ??
    thank you a lot in advance
     
  2. Jad Chaar

    Jad Chaar TS Evangelist Posts: 6,473   +963

    Anything >1600MHz will provide very little noticeable improvement in performance. 1600MHz is the sweet spot.
     

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