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Will the AMD Phenom II 965BE support DDR3 1600 natively?

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September 6, 2010 4:05:24 PM

Hello,
I'm planning to build a new system. I was going with the ASUS M4A79XTD EVO which supports 1600 RAM without OCing. But I've read things about the AMD3 having to be overclocked to synch the ram and cpu. Is this true for this model CPU or was it sped up to make it natively match speeds with 1600 DDR3 ram?

Here are the things I plan to get:
CPU- http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
MOBO- http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
RAM- http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
Video Card- http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

This will be primarily a gaming rig that I don't plan to OC at this time. Thanks in advance!
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December 3, 2010 12:59:13 PM

1333 is best bro , go for it & stay out of Trouble ! it realy has no difference with 1600 , it even matches better ! i wish this post can help u ! if ur Mobo has something like this 1600+ then ur in the Risk , but anyway 1333 doesnt need any OC to run properly !
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December 13, 2010 5:03:59 AM

Best answer selected by Soltanus.
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