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What is the proper memory Configuration for a new 1700X Ryzen CPU  ?

Question asked by r0bert0 on Sep 13, 2017
Latest reply on Oct 7, 2017 by srb151

AMD Site lists the foll memory specs:


Max System Memory Speed


System Memory Type


Memory Channels



However Motherboard manufacturers such as Overview for X370 XPOWER GAMING TITANIUM | Motherboard - The world leader in motherboard design | MSI Global

Lists memory supported as :

  • Supports DDR4-3200+(OC) Memory


My question is should i buy only 2666 MHz since that is the max supported processor speed?




Should i buy the 3000 MHz memory, how would i benefit ? does the FSB of the MB support a faster speed thereby faster operation even though the CPU max is 2666 ?


Thanks for your help.