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Integrated Memory Controller...
I'd be more apt to tell you to get a 2133 CL 9 kit and more of it than the 2400 kit, you'd benefit more from having more memory than nominally faster memory
So your saying I should get a 32GB 2133 kit? instead of 16GB 2400?
post #12 of 19
If I was doing what you're doing, that's what I'd do/want.

Then use a ram disk when ya need it...
 
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If I was doing what you're doing, that's what I'd do/want.
Then use a ram disk when ya need it...
Yea I have read video rendering, photo editing more memory is better but thought 16GB might be enough.
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16GB is certainly enough, but being able to have more ram and using it as a scratch disk can certainly speed things up.
 
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So your saying I should get a 32GB 2133 kit? instead of 16GB 2400?

I would, very few CPU's on X79 can manage 2400 speeds.
 
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post #16 of 19
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I would, very few CPU's on X79 can manage 2400 speeds.
What if I get a 2400MHz Kit but clock it to around 2133MHz am sure I can get the timings down also?
post #17 of 19
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What if I get a 2400MHz Kit but clock it to around 2133MHz am sure I can get the timings down also?

Well you can do that, it's upto you. You won't notice a performance difference at all between 2133 and 2400. I'm running mine @ 2133 myself since i cannot get 2400 stable for long term use. It's a shame but what can you do, end of the day the capacity is more important to me than it's speed.
 
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What if I get a 2400MHz Kit but clock it to around 2133MHz am sure I can get the timings down also?

Probably...
 
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post #19 of 19
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I would, very few CPU's on X79 can manage 2400 speeds.
What if I get a 2400MHz Kit but clock it to around 2133MHz am sure I can get the timings down also?

by downclocking your RAM you can tighten your timings.. how much will depend on trial and error
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