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Windows 7: What is faster and better for an FX8120: 1866 CL10 or 1600 CL9?

25 Dec 2012   #11
Bungee18

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

Thanks for your answers. Right now I'm Oc'ing my ram (32GB 1600 CL9) to 1866 10,11,10,27. Seems to work just fine, but as you said I do not see much of a difference. Maybe I'll just run it at default speed and squeeze a bit more out of the CPU.


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25 Dec 2012   #12
Solarstarshines

Windows 10 Home Premium 64bit sp1
 
 

Seems like most of all AMD caps out at 20,000 MB to about 21,000 the highest i seen and that is with a slight ram oc and still you can ring it up to 1866 it will be bottlenecked at 20,000 if your able to get it that high
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25 Dec 2012   #13
Bungee18

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

I'm at 20,600 at 1866 vs 18,500 at 1600.
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25 Dec 2012   #14
Solarstarshines

Windows 10 Home Premium 64bit sp1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Bungee18 View Post
I'm at 20,600 at 1866 vs 18,500 at 1600.
thats probably your max
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25 Dec 2012   #15
Wishmaster

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

Even if you could get the benefit of the 1866 full capability, real world use you wouldn't notice anyway. Although there are some instances where it makes a difference, by overall it will not and those instances are things not everyone will do anyway.

I'd just run at 1600 if I were in your shoes.
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26 Dec 2012   #16
Bungee18

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

Thank you Wishmaster.
I'll follow your advice, at least for a while.
I'm trying ti get some more out of my cpu, so I'll set RAM to default settings to avoid compounded staibility issues.
Thanks again.

J
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