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Im fairly certain this is newb question but in my bios under memory config I can choose between standard profile and XMP. so what is the difference? which one is better? Im using standard right now at 1600mhz (9-9-9-24)
 

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It stands for "Extreme Memory Profile"

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It ensures compatibility between DDR3 modules and the motherboards they will be working in.

It allows the novice or new overclocker to have some security in their new venture into overclocking by providing a certain level of guaranteed success.

It allows the enthusiast to be able to set their DDR3 modules to a confirmed setting that the can easily and quickly switch to for maximum performance at any given time.
http://www.legitreviews.com/article/613/1/
 
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