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Hey all. I have just got a P8P67 combined with 2500K and some corsair vengeance 1600MHz ram. With the BCLK now being fixed on SB, am I limited to the overclock. i.e. 1600 / 1866 / 2133 ??

Can i not overclock the ram in smaller increments or am I limited cause of the SB / BCLK situation?

Really want to keep the CPU at stock and then see what the ram can do. If anyone can help just post thanks dudes
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Hey all. I have just got a P8P67 combined with 2500K and some corsair vengeance 1600MHz ram. With the BCLK now being fixed on SB, am I limited to the overclock. i.e. 1600 / 1866 / 2133 ??

Can i not overclock the ram in smaller increments or am I limited cause of the SB / BCLK situation?

Really want to keep the CPU at stock and then see what the ram can do. If anyone can help just post thanks dudes
Why would you keep the CPU at stock speeds?
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Yup, you are limited to either 1600, 1866, or 2133.
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