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Why would intel make a CPU with such a huge disadvantage, and it limits RAM OCability too. So why is it so?
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because the sata and pcie are also locked to the bclk. not really a disadvantage though as my "crippled" chip runs @ 5022 Mhz 24/7
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Originally Posted by Smoblikat View Post
Why would intel make a CPU with such a huge disadvantage, and it limits RAM OCability too. So why is it so?
What disadvantages? The K series overvclock just fine, and I haven't heard about any issues with overclock RAM either. . .

Yes it has limited the overclocking of cheaper non K CPU's, but other then that I haven't noticed any issues.
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This is why overclocking RAM is not so important in everyday usage (read this), however 4.5ghz+ can be benficial to everyday tasks. I see no disadvantages at 5.1ghz.
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