Originally Posted by finalheaven
Actually this is the reason I am waiting to see if the 3950X beats all the other 4000 series chips. Advantage of lower latency + higher boost clocks + write speed. I am guessing that the fabric overclock will not matter much at around 3600 1:1 anyways.
It looks like every fabric overclock counts. It's best to push as far as you can. 2CCD cpu's has one more advantage if i understand correctly. You don't need 1:1 if you overclock your ram. Let's say 1800 fabric, 4000mhz ram is better than 1800 fabric 3600mhz ram for 2 ccd cpus.