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I contacted G.Skill and they said AMD generally has slower memory controllers. Is there any way I can overclock any part of the CPU or is its speed pretty much fixed?

My memory bench score went up 200 points when I increased my NB frequency from 2000 to 2400.

Doesn't really seem worth it to increase NB frequency for such a minuscule gain, in my opinion at least.
And I definitely wont be getting my NB to 3000 so eh.
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The only reason you would need memory of that speed for an APU is if you're using the iGPU. You will see some ok gains from it in that regard, but AMD has much slower IMCs than Intel in general memory bandwidth and latency. This comes in to play with Cache as well.
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