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upgrading ram, is there a limit that an 3770k can benefit from ram speed ?

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i have an 8 GB kit of 1600 MHz ram, and i was thinking of upgrading that to something along the lines of 2400 MHz i heard that in overclocked scenarios the ram controller on the 3770k will not handle memory @ it's full 2400 MHz speed , is that true ?
 
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yes. high clocked ram can effect the stability of your cpu overclock
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Takla View Post

yes. high clocked ram can effect the stability of your cpu overclock

in case of over clocking to 4.5 GHz i will be forced to run the 2400 ram kit at a lower frequency ?
 
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I don't think so, unless you have a crappy imc
But you'll definitely have to find the proper voltages in order to get 100% stable, like the vtt (vccio) and vcore extra bump wink.gif
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post #5 of 9
I have yet to see a 3770K that cannot handle 2400. Any faster, and the performance improvements drop almost as quickly as the percentage of CPUs able to run it. With Ivy, 2400 9-11-11-31 or so is absolutely the sweet spot, and I highly recommend the Trident X kit.

Also, running more than 2 sticks will decrease your overclock, but running 2 @ 2400 should not be an issue at all. I am running 8GB Trident X 2400 9-11-11-31 @ 2666 9-12-11-32 1T with the CPU @ 5.23GHz...
   
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Quote:
Originally Posted by nleksan View Post

running more than 2 sticks will decrease your overclock, but running 2 @ 2400 should not be an issue at all.
Can you explain what science supports that fact? Is it about channels being clogged or something else?
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post #7 of 9
Running two DIMMs per channel puts twice as much load on your IMC, and almost always requires more voltage. The more voltage, the more heat. All the voltagebbeing sent to the IMC and the heat coming out of it, is voltage that can't be sent to the cores. Essentially.
   
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post #8 of 9
Alright. Though that would not be true if it's 'real' quad channel right? The benefit of the 4-way might outset the heating disadvantage.
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post #9 of 9
Quad channel is completely different. When running 4 DIMMs in a dual channel system, the actual memory bus doesn'tcchange. It will still be 128bit. The only differenceis tthat it is forced to address twice as many IC's per 64bit channel.
Quad channel has four independent 64bit channels, and a memory bus that's twice as wide to suit the extra memory.

Basically, 4 sticks in dual channel is the same idea as 8 in quad channel or 6 in triple channel. There's no benefit in throughput or latency, only capacity.
   
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Bitfenix Hydra Pro Fan Controller 5ch 30W/ch Bitfenix Alchemy Individually-Sleeved Extension... NZXT Individually-Sleeved Front Panel Wires (Bl... Phobya Sleeved 1x3pin-to-4x3pin Fan Splitter 
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Sleeved Wires w Paracord myself (no Heatshrink) Custom Front and Top Panels w HexxMesh *In Prog... Working on Custom Pedestal Prototype 
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i7 3930K @ 4.92Ghz Asus Rampage 4 Extreme EVGA GTX670 FTW 2GB  EVGA GTX780Ti Classified K|ngp|n Edition @ 1483... 
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EVGA GTX780Ti Classified K|ngp|n Edition @ 1483... 16GB G.Skill Ripjaws-Z @ DDR3-2248 9-10-9-26 1T Samsung 830 256GB SSD WD10EZEX 1TB HDD 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveHard Drive
WD10EALX 1TB HDD Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB WD3200AAKS 320GB HDD WD5000HHTZ 10krpm 500GB VelociRaptor 
Optical DriveCoolingCoolingCooling
LG/Hitachi Slim DVD-R/W Custom MB-Backside VRM-sinks (Copper) 3x NZXT RF-FX140LB 1-2krpm 98.3CFM Case Fans 2x Corsair SP120-PE Case Fans 
CoolingCoolingCoolingCooling
Heatkiller GTX680 "Hole Edition" Block + Backplate XSPC Single-Bay Res (Single 5.25 bay) EK Multioption Res X2 - Advanced 150 DD "Fill-Port Res" + Fill-Port Fitting (Red) 
CoolingCoolingCoolingCooling
2x MCP35X + Heatsinks/80x15mm Fan XSPC EX420 Alphacool NeXXos UT60 240 6x Bgears Blasters 140mm 1800rpm Fans 
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4x Koolance 120x25mm 2600rpm Fans Comp/Rotary Fittings (BP/XSPC/Monsoon) Primoflex Pro LRT - White (1/2x3/4) Windows 7 Professional 64bit  
MonitorMonitorMonitorMonitor
Dell P2210Hb 21.5" 1920x1080p Viewsonic VA2012WB 20.1" LCD 1680x1050 Dell U3014 Eizo 27" 1440p 10bit RGB-LED Backlit AH-IPS Panel 
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55" LG HDTV (their top 2014 model) Ducky Mechanical (Browns) NZXT HALE90 850W + 8 blown-up AX1200/i's NZXT Switch 810 (White) 
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R.A.T.3 + MX510 My Desk GRADO RS1i Headphones Grado PS1000 Headphones 
OtherOtherOtherOther
Bitfenix Hydra Pro Fan Controller 5ch 30W/ch Bitfenix Alchemy Individually-Sleeved Extension... NZXT Individually-Sleeved Front Panel Wires (Bl... Phobya Sleeved 1x3pin-to-4x3pin Fan Splitter 
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Sleeved Wires w Paracord myself (no Heatshrink) Custom Front and Top Panels w HexxMesh *In Prog... Working on Custom Pedestal Prototype 
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