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Old October 10, 2011, 10:35 AM
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Default Intel i5 2500k

Can the intel i5 2500k processor run DDR3 RAM at 1600Mhz or higher?
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Old October 10, 2011, 10:38 AM
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Yes. You should be more worried about the motherboard.
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Old October 10, 2011, 12:51 PM
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Yes. I have my memory running 1866 now. I have seen others post with numbers higher than 2133 (via overclocking RAM). As Lark said, look to mobo/bios for options.
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