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post #11 of 14
You won't be able to overclock your CPU much since you have the non-k version.
Also, RAM speed really wouldn't help your overclock even if you did have the k-version since you don't have to boost the FSB, you just up the multi.

Every processor overclocks differently, so we can't tell you how far you can overclock that one. The non-k CPU's are extremely sensitive for the skt 1155 i5 and i7 processors.
    
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Okay, lemme clear up, that when I OC, I will NOT be using the non-k 2600. It will be at least a 2600k or IB CPU.

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Ram frequency could have an affect on LGA 775 ie: the Q9550.
Ram doesn't matter too much for overclocking the new i5 or i7's - Socket 1155.
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post #14 of 14
As said earlier with a non k you wont be able to oc and that beyond 1600 ram there is no difference at all just e-peen points.

if you are just gaming your ram will do just fine just buy something else an ssd is a solid investment.
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