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Old 25th July 2012, 08:07 PM
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Originally Posted by TheLegendaryJames View Post
Sorry, but what is "SB/SBE". I have no experience with overclocking. XMP would prevent the CPU from overclocking at unstable? Would XMP be relevant if I were not to overclock? I don't know if I should overclock since I don't know how to.

I have had my game saves and roms backed up for a very long time.
XMP is still relatively relevant

a friend recently updated to IB (Ivy Bridge) and the memory he got has no XMP profiles, and the JDEC profiles apply the incorrect voltage, he was getting bsods and strange performance glitches as the bios was applying 1.58v instead of 1.5.

also, with corsair sticks, you usually get a decent warranty term in case of failure.

Even without overclocking, the base rated dram for Sandbridge E is 1600. even at stock the AVX instructions can saturate the memory controller.

CPU:Intel Xeon x5690 @ 4.2Ghz, Mainboard:Asus Rampage III Extreme, Memory:48GB Corsair Vengeance LP 1600
Video:EVGA Geforce GTX 1080 Founders Edition, NVidia Geforce GTX 1060 Founders Edition
Monitor:ROG PG279Q, BenQ BL2211, Sound:Creative XFI Titanium Fatal1ty Pro
SDD:Crucial MX300 275, Crucial MX300 525, Crucial MX300 1000
HDD:500GB Spinpoint F3, 1TB WD Black, 2TB WD Red, 1TB WD Black
Case:NZXT Phantom 820, PSU:Seasonic X-850, OS:Windows 7 SP1
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