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Can My AMD Ryzen 5 1600x Run 2 Sticks of DDR4 RAM clocked at 3000MHz?

Question asked by jojo0620 on Nov 6, 2018
Latest reply on Nov 7, 2018 by black_zion

So I'm planning to buy a Ryzen 5 1600x for my PC, but the CPU says it supports RAM up to 2933MHz, and I plan to buy a set of 2 8GB sticks of Corsair Vengeance RAM.

My motherboard (msi X470 Gaming Plus) supports the RAM speed, if that is to be taken into consideration.
Should I seek out a set of RAM that clocks exactly at 2933MHz, or should I buy the 3000?

 


Thank you in advance!

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