Does changing from 1333 to 1600 DDR3 gains performance? Tags: Corsair DDR3 Intel i7 Performance Memory Last response: June 8, 2012 1:10 PM in Memory Share gertvel June 8, 2012 11:56:04 AM Hello, my system is I7 920 2.66, memory is DDR3 1333 12 gb,( 6 slots by 2gb each) Does changing to 8 Gb 1600 ( 2X 4gb) will gain (or loose ) any performance? And the same question about 3x4 -1600. Thanks . More about : changing 1333 1600 ddr3 gains performance chesteracorgi a b } Memory June 8, 2012 1:10:57 PM Yes there are gains, but the gain is small and is not the best bargain for a performance boost compared to a SSD or a faster processor or GPU. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources : ForumWhat does the (OC) mean on DDR3 2000(O.C.)/ 1333 /1066 ForumDDR3 1600 will only run at 1333 ?? G.Skill ripjaws + P7P55D ForumDDR3 1600 shows as 1333 in BIOS - New Build Ever Forumddr3 1600 vs ddr3 1333 ForumDDR3 memory running at 1333 MHz instead of rated 1600 MHz ForumDdr3 1333 or 1600 for Sandy Bridge? ForumWill DDR3 1600 Work on a Board that Supports 1333 ? ForumDDR3 - 2x2GB 1333 Mhz vs. 2x2GB 1600 Mhz ? ForumG SKILL DDR3 2*2GB 1600 MHz OR KINGSTON DDR3 4*2GB 1333 MHz VALUERAM ForumOverclocking RAM DDR3 1333 to 1600 with MSI p55 gd80 Forum12GB ddr3 1333 MHz or 6GB ddr3 1866 MHz? Forum1333 or 1600 for MSI P67A-GD65? ForumDdr3 1866 posts at 1333 ForumDDR3 1600 with sandy bridge ForumA8-4500M ( DDR3 1333 MHz) or A10-4600M ( DDR3 1600 MHz) for Blu-ray movie? ForumIntel Intros 3-Series Chipsets with FSB 1333 and DDR3 Forum"Reboot and select Proper boot device" ForumHow to overclock from 1066 to 1333 ForumDDR3 at 2.5v??? Forum[Solved] Procedure install from the drivers to the finish. More resources Read discussions in other Memory categories Compatibility DDR2 DDR3 Dual Channel RAM Corsair G.SKILL !