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Hi guys. I noticed that on my DDR3 package, which is DDR3-1600 (i7 official suport is 1066) there's an XMP logo - what is this ?

Does it means that it will run at 1600 mhz straight out of the box ?
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I heard its a set of ultra low timings.
     
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It does the same thing as NVIDIA EPP. It is extended timings and clock speed past the JEDEC standard.
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XMP stands for Intel Extreme Memory Profile it should run at 1600mhz out of the box.
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I think marketing but I am a cynic, link.

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The memory modules have been designed to bring a significant increase of the performance levels of the platform, as they feature Intel Extreme Memory Profiles (XMP), a proprietary extension of SPD (Serial Presence Detect) settings that performs as an integrated "plug and play" overclocking tool. The new OCZ DDR3 modules also feature an Extreme Memory Profile options that allows users to select between extreme and ultimate performance, by means of a framework of predefined and validated optimizations of individual settings without having to manually adjust each parameter, so timings, voltage, and speed boot automatically for maximum performance.
To your question? Sort of? But as far as Intel and RAM? I am suspicious as they settled for colluding to drive up RAM prices in the past. Then when using illegal methods would not work pulled out of the market entirely. I am suspicious that anyone of you can already do what this does so why is it a bonus worth paying for? Other than giving Intel more money?
    
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