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So you think the OP should take a risk then?
I personally had that problem with my previous 955 C2.
The max official RAM speed is 1333 MHz.

You don't spread misinformation.
I'm sad to know that you were unable to attain the speeds you had hope for and I'm glad to know your official specs.

But just because you were unable to attain those clocks doesn't mean others weren't. It was touted but was not the norm - contrary to popular belief.
    
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My sticks are rated for 1333Mhz, but I can easily climb to over 1500Mhz (C3).

This scares me a bit, seeing as 4Gb is apparently not enough anymore. Good thing 8Gb kits are so cheap, there's no excuse not to grab them up.
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I am on a Ph.II 955 BE C2 running 1600 MHz C9 1.5v memory at the moment.
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I'm sad to know that you were unable to attain the speeds you had hope for and I'm glad to know your official specs.

But just because you were unable to attain those clocks doesn't mean others weren't. It was touted but was not the norm - contrary to popular belief.
Not my specs, it's AMD's.
Some chips can make it to those speeds and other cannot.
It's a gamble.
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Not my specs, it's AMD's.
Some chips can make it to those speeds and other cannot.
It's a gamble.
My mistake, it should have been worded 'the' official specs. What we're trying to tell you is, just because it was a C2 stepping chip doesn't mean they all weren't incapable of running 1600Mhz RAM.

Please don't spread that any more than it already has been spread.
    
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My mistake, it should have been worded 'the' official specs. What we're trying to tell you is, just because it was a C2 stepping chip doesn't mean they all weren't incapable of running 1600Mhz RAM.

Please don't spread that any more than it already has been spread.
That can swing both ways.
My mistake was stating it as a fact when it's only potentially true with some of the C2s.

Saying that 1600MHz RAM will definitely work on C2 would also be incorrect.
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It could be your CPU. Battlefield 3 is maxing out i7s. Also, if you're playing Tehran Highway, none of the servers running the map can handle 64 player battles so it's lagging on all of the servers.
Maxing out i7s?

Not a chance.

My old 965BE barely hit 80% usage in the Beta.
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when playing BF3 RAM usage get up to 5.2GB
    
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