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i7 920 1066Mhz Memory Bus vs Corsair 1333Mhz RAM


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Hi,

 

I'm planning on building an i7 system shortly and have a question in regard to selecting the best RAM.

 

I come from a long history of AMD builds and Im not that experienced with the intel side of things.

 

Im looking at buying the the 3 x 2Gb TR3X6G1333C9 1333Mhz RAM as I need a stable system for my line of work. The memory is listed on the Asus QVL list under DDR3 1333 9-9-9-24 at 1.5v. The motherboard that will go with the system is an Asus P6T Deluxe

 

Ive read the Corsair FAQ and it states:

 

Currently, the highest JEDEC standard speed is 1333MHz. The i7-920 and i7-940 processor memory bus will default to 1066MHz. The i7-965 processor memory bus will default to 1333MHz.

 

Could someone please explain what goes on between the default i7 920 1066Mhz bus and the corsair memory running on a 1333Mhz bus?

 

Thanks

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Basically this just means that the memory runs faster than the CPU. This is helpful in certain error correction and data replication events. You just set the BIOS to reflect the memory at 1333Mhz.

 

Hi,

 

I'm planning on building an i7 system shortly and have a question in regard to selecting the best RAM.

 

I come from a long history of AMD builds and Im not that experienced with the intel side of things.

 

Im looking at buying the the 3 x 2Gb TR3X6G1333C9 1333Mhz RAM as I need a stable system for my line of work. The memory is listed on the Asus QVL list under DDR3 1333 9-9-9-24 at 1.5v. The motherboard that will go with the system is an Asus P6T Deluxe

 

Ive read the Corsair FAQ and it states:

 

Currently, the highest JEDEC standard speed is 1333MHz. The i7-920 and i7-940 processor memory bus will default to 1066MHz. The i7-965 processor memory bus will default to 1333MHz.

 

Could someone please explain what goes on between the default i7 920 1066Mhz bus and the corsair memory running on a 1333Mhz bus?

 

Thanks

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