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i5-2500k: DDR3 1333 or 1600?

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What do you guys recommend? I plan on overclocking the i5 to around 4.5ghz, using the ASRock P67 Extreme4 mobo.
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1600
    
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I'd recommend 1600, realistically it makes no difference though smile.gif
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1600mhz - usually much better overclockers than 1333mhz - get something with low latency @ 1.5v
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1600MHz.
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^^^Good article!
 
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Best memory for Sandybridge

EDIT: I recommend 1600mhz CL9.
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Originally Posted by munaim1;13907049 
Best memory for Sandybridge

EDIT: I recommend 1600mhz CL9.

Generally I agree with this statement unless you can get higher clocks and/or lower latencies at a lower price
    
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