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Old August 21, 2013, 05:16 PM
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Originally Posted by rjbarker View Post
Its easier on the IMC of the Chip when running slower RAM speeds and not populating all RAM Slots, generally easier to reach higher CPU speeds. Takes more tweaking is all with no guarentees.....personally I'd much rather have a system with higher CPU speeds and lower RAM speeds.
OK... ok. I think I've read that before. Either way it makes sense and I would much rather CPU speed also. With my Gigabyte Assassin2 mobo I could tune the ram seperately from my CPU. So I could easily drop the speed of my ram (Lower than it's rated speed to make it easier on the IMC) without directly affecting the CPU (or the OC). Hense my wondering why slower RAM (Not slower settings) would be beneficial to Overclocking.
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