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Why the hell was I not told this? doh.gif

So what is the max the 3930k can support @ stock and on which board? I'd rather try to get the RAM changed to make the config 100% compatible instead of having things underclock/overclock causing problems.

t could work there are plenty of people who run it at 2400. Have you ever noticed when you look under motherboard specs it shows ram like 2400+ (oc), 2133 (oc), 1866 (oc), 1600, 1333, 1066
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post #12 of 53
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Why the hell was I not told this? doh.gif

So what is the max the 3930k can support @ stock and on which board? I'd rather try to get the RAM changed to make the config 100% compatible instead of having things underclock/overclock causing problems.

3930k has a memory controller(IMC) built in and the IMC needs to be a good clocker to get the memory stable @2400MHz. IMC, Motherboard, and the Ram itself are the three factors on what speed the ram will run at stably.

You'll have no problem with 1866MHz with any 3930k, 2133MHz gets more tricky, but 2400MHz? you'll need luck to get a good 3930k to do that. Also more ram sticks or more capacity can affect ram overclocks.
    
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The ASRock X79 Extreme11 supports upwards of 2500Mhz RAM, it also has plenty of features that are good for future compatibility.
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3930k has a memory controller(IMC) built in and the IMC needs to be a good clocker to get the memory stable @2400MHz. IMC, Motherboard, and the Ram itself are the three factors on what speed the ram will run at stably.

You'll have no problem with 1866MHz with any 3930k, 2133MHz gets more tricky, but 2400MHz? you'll need luck to get a good 3930k to do that. Also more ram sticks or more capacity can affect ram overclocks.

So what is the best stock RAM to go with? 1866Mhz?

What happens exactly if I stick with the 2400's? I won't be overclocking or anything just yet. If everything is assembled stock and kept stock, what is the drawback?
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So what is the best stock RAM to go with? 1866Mhz?

What happens exactly if I stick with the 2400's? I won't be overclocking or anything just yet. If everything is assembled stock and kept stock, what is the drawback?

Probably won't post at 2400MHz most likely. You could get the 2400Mhz and down clock the ram to a lower speed if your 3930k couldn't do the speed. I've had a four SB-E chips and all of them did 2133MHz no problem.

I'd problably go for a good 2133MHz set. Not much of a difference between 1600 and 2133Mhz in everyday tasks though, even games. So you could save money and get the 1600Mhz sticks.
    
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So you could save money and get the 1600Mhz sticks.
You could do that and save yourself the difficulty of overclocking ram, but I would still recommend the ASRock X79 Extreme11, I have had only good experience with ASRock thus far.
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The WS is a Asus tongue.gif

I know, but I'd suggest something different. Like I said it is designed for Workstations so very stable but apparently bad for overclocking rolleyes.gif
 
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I made the mistake and got 2400mhz ram and i had restarting issues it was a nightmare only just sorted it out. Ended up having to run 1866mhz and pulling out my ripjaws. i only had the issues when running them at the Xmp 2400mhz when running at default had no issues.
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post #19 of 53
the ony CPU's from Intel that cn hold 2400Mhz is Iv bridge.

mine does it no problem biggrin.gif
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the ony CPU's from Intel that cn hold 2400Mhz is Iv bridge.

mine does it no problem biggrin.gif

Thanks for that had intended on using them on my 3770k build good to hear i can use those 2400mhz dims smile.gif
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