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Will I get higher overclock with 1600mhz over 1866

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August 6, 2010 12:44:36 PM

Hello,Will I get a better overclock using Corsair 1600mhz over 1866mhz with a watercooled i7 930 on a Rampage 3.
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August 7, 2010 3:12:36 PM

Using the higher speed RAM MAY allow you to achieve a higher OC on the CPU. Depends on the motherboard's memory divider settings. 1600MHz and 1866MHz RAM is OCed 1333HMz RAM (uses better memory chips (higher-binned) than regular 1333MHz RAM).

Or are you trying to OC the RAM? If that is the case, you may not have a lot of OC overhead on the faster RAM because Corsair has already used the higher binned (faster) memory chips in those sets of RAM.
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