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1600mhz vs 2400 mhz

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I was reading that the Sandy Bridge makes the difference in speed of memory a non issue, although the reviews I read seem to refer to socket 1155. The review showed that faster memory only matters with compression and decompression, but the difference in performance was less then 5%.

I was curious to know that if this also applied to the Sandy Bridge - E socket 2011, as that is the socket I use?
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Sandy Bridge E has been pretty special in terms of memory overclocking. It is limited by the IMC more than anything else so depending if you got a good CPU or not you may be able to take your 50 dollar set of memory to very high limits or it may clock your 200 dollar kit like trash. Note that the ability of the CPU proper to attain high clocks and the memory controller to support higher memory clocks are independent.
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i dont think anyone makes DDR3-3200 and deff. not DDR3-4800.
unless you ment DDR3-1600 and DDR3 -2400, that makes more sense.
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