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Cool! biggrin.gif
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Okay so you have great RAM but have decided to return it to buy lesser RAM??? doh.gif
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The one he had was passed the MB specifications, thats why.
     
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Okay so you have great RAM but have decided to return it to buy lesser RAM??? doh.gif

Everyone was bashing me that 2400 runs like crap with a 3930k. That it requires fine tuning to get it to run right. Don't tell me, AFTER I send it back in that 2400 was NOT a problem for the 3930k?!
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Everyone was bashing me that 2400 runs like crap with a 3930k. That it requires fine tuning to get it to run right. Don't tell me, AFTER I send it back in that 2400 was NOT a problem for the 3930k?!

It depends on the IMC, some 3930k are completely fine with it, some can't quite run that high, you would have had to try it & see.
But it wouldn't hurt to have the 2400Mhz memory, if your chip could not manage the 2400Mhz it would still run 2133mhz fine with tight timings.

If you replaced it with a 2133mhz kit, that would probably OC to 2400Mhz if your chip can handle it.
    
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It depends on the IMC, some 3930k are completely fine with it, some can't quite run that high, you would have had to try it & see.
But it wouldn't hurt to have the 2400Mhz memory, if your chip could not manage the 2400Mhz it would still run 2133mhz fine with tight timings.

If you replaced it with a 2133mhz kit, that would probably OC to 2400Mhz if your chip can handle it.


grrreeat... where were you last week? rolleyes.gif
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post #27 of 40
lol, you won't have a problem with the Crucial kits...if anything they clock real high when pushed.
2400mhz kits are nice to know if your imc can handle those clocks, I didn't notice you had a kit already! mad.gif

EDIT: yeah, first line...you had already sent it back anyway, right?
post #28 of 40
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Originally Posted by ivanlabrie View Post

lol, you won't have a problem with the Crucial kits...if anything they clock real high when pushed.
2400mhz kits are nice to know if your imc can handle those clocks, I didn't notice you had a kit already! mad.gif

EDIT: yeah, first line...you had already sent it back anyway, right?

Yeah I was told several times that the 3930k simply can't handle 2400 unless you do it all fine tuned etc and even then 1866 sticks basically suffered blah blah blah. People went into war mode over which ram @ what setting was the best and completely missed the point so I just gave up and sent them in while I still had the chance. So many opinions on this forum its amazing haha!

You are aware that I do now have the option to send these sticks I just bought back in right? Haha! tongue.gif
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post #29 of 40
Which sticks are those? The Crucial Ballistix ones? Those may do 2400mhz anyway if you have a decent memory controller...Try them out, see if they fly, then return or exchange if needed. thumb.gif
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Originally Posted by ivanlabrie View Post

Which sticks are those? The Crucial Ballistix ones? Those may do 2400mhz anyway if you have a decent memory controller...Try them out, see if they fly, then return or exchange if needed. thumb.gif

Haha, you see the thing is I don't want to overclock where I don't have to. I just want to put everything together and try to keep to as stock as possible. Overclocking will be a future project. smile.gif
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