Memory speeds compatibility

On the ark.intel site (http://ark.intel.com/products/65520/Intel-Core-i5-3570K-Processor-6M-Cache-up-to-3_80-GHz) it says that the i5-3570k only takes 1333 and 1600 RAM, is that true?
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  1. yes 99% people will just put 1600 ram :) if you put 18xx ram or above, the cpu will just bring down your frequency to 1600...
  2. Then what's the point of high speed RAM?
  3. AMD Radeon said:
    yes 99% people will just put 1600 ram :) if you put 18xx ram or above, the cpu will just bring down your frequency to 1600...

    Ever heard of XMP profiles?
  4. CookieBook said:
    Then what's the point of high speed RAM?

    It helps with CPU intensive workloads such as video rendering.
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