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gatherings

New Member
Joined
Nov 27, 2016
Hi, I had some quesetion while buying some upgrades for my PC.
I currently have the gigabyte z170-ud5 motherboard, i7 6700k CPU, with ddr4 2133mhz samsung ram.
I was thinking if I would see any benefits from upgrading my rams to 3200mhz clock speed. Would there be any difference?
Would it be a good idea to upgrade ram with the current set up?
Oh btw im running a 980 ti sli for my gpu.
 

Woomack

Benching Team Leader
Joined
Jan 2, 2005
There won't be really big performance gain but sometimes you will see 1-3FPS more in some games. Since you have Samsung RAM then I guess you can overclock memory to at least 3000. Safe is usually 2666 15-15-15 1.35V what works on probably all available memory chips. Above that is 3000 15-17-17 or 16-17-17 1.35V which should also work on all IC ( sometimes isn't working on Microns ).
 
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gatherings

New Member
Joined
Nov 27, 2016
Hi thanks for the reply!
I can overclock samsung rams to 3000 also? Do you know where I may be able to find guides to do that? Most guides seem to be on the non samsung e.g. Corsair G.skill and so on memories. I don't think the samsung ones have xmp support so would I have to manually go in the bios and set numbers?
 

Woomack

Benching Team Leader
Joined
Jan 2, 2005
If you tell me what is the product number of your memory then I can give you some tips or link to tests on similar memory.