DDR4 Memory for Ryzen X570

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If your just going to turn xmp on and not overclock, the faster ram speed will perform better.
However, we dont know just how well ryzen 3000 will handle faster ram.

Judging by the fact the io die is still 14nm and the memory spec increased to 3200, i bet it will be the same or better than second gen.
Second gen can usually get to 3200 or higher decently.
 

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If your just going to turn xmp on and not overclock, the faster ram speed will perform better.
However, we dont know just how well ryzen 3000 will handle faster ram.

Judging by the fact the io die is still 14nm and the memory spec increased to 3200, i bet it will be the same or better than second gen.
Second gen can usually get to 3200 or higher decently.
https://www.tomshardware.com/news/amd-ryzen-3000-cpus-memory-recommendations-asrock,39756.html
So i believe the best Memory to use non overclocking use is DDR4-3600 or DDR4-3733?
 

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AMD reccomends 3600mhz.
Id reccomend a cheaper but decent x570, which should run you between $175 and $225
DDR4-3200 is native support. I guess DDR4-3600 it is, but i think those AsRock X570 Pro4 Motherboard are the one with best quality of features and affordable. Let hopefully it runs at 3600 with XMP Enabled!. Those Pro4 motherboard release during prime day.
Not sure if it even matters V
 


The official memory spec is 3200, but just like pervious ryzen CPUs, the ideal ram speed is higher than the official memory spec.

AMD says performance sweet spot is 3733mhz.
AMD says the reccomended price to performance ram kit is a 3600mhz c16 kit.
AMD says ram speed in excess of 4200 can be achieved "with ease"

I remember a review calling 3rd gen memory compatable great. I believe either bitwit or pauls hardware.

Major limit with previous ryzen CPUs was the infinity fabric speed was directly linked to half of the ram speed.
Now, infinity fabric doesnt have to be directly correlated with ram speed in a 1:1 ratio. So if the fast ram causes infinity fabric issues, you can slow the infinity fabric relative to memory speed to achieve higher ram speeds.
 
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The official memory spec is 3200, but just like pervious ryzen CPUs, the ideal ram speed is higher than the official memory spec.

AMD says performance sweet spot is 3733mhz.
AMD says the reccomended price to performance ram kit is a 3600mhz c16 kit.
AMD says ram speed in excess of 4200 can be achieved "with ease"

I remember a review calling 3rd gen memory compatable great. I believe either bitwit or pauls hardware.

Major limit with previous ryzen CPUs was the infinity fabric speed was directly linked to half of the ram speed.
Now, infinity fabric doesnt have to be directly correlated with ram speed in a 1:1 ratio. So if the fast ram causes infinity fabric issues, you can slow the infinity fabric relative to memory speed to achieve higher ram speeds.


The official memory spec is 3200, but just like pervious ryzen CPUs, the ideal ram speed is higher than the official memory spec.

AMD says performance sweet spot is 3733mhz.
AMD says the reccomended price to performance ram kit is a 3600mhz c16 kit.
AMD says ram speed in excess of 4200 can be achieved "with ease"

I remember a review calling 3rd gen memory compatable great. I believe either bitwit or pauls hardware.

Major limit with previous ryzen CPUs was the infinity fabric speed was directly linked to half of the ram speed.
Now, infinity fabric doesnt have to be directly correlated with ram speed in a 1:1 ratio. So if the fast ram causes infinity fabric issues, you can slow the infinity fabric relative to memory speed to achieve higher ram speeds.
I think there 1.2V DDR4-3600 version is that good?
 

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I would wait and see what reviewers say when they test 3600 (and faster) kits on the new X570 boards.
Then you can see which kits perform best for the most reasonable price.
I personally will be keeping my G.Skill TridentZ 3200 C16 kit when I eventually upgrade from my 2600 to a 3600 or 3700x.
 
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I would wait and see what reviewers say when they test 3600 (and faster) kits on the new X570 boards.
Then you can see which kits perform best for the most reasonable price.
I personally will be keeping my G.Skill TridentZ 3200 C16 kit when I eventually upgrade from my 2600 to a 3600 or 3700x.
I mean DDR4-3600 (2x8 GB) kits almost same price DDR4-3200 (2x8GB) kits so might as well go for DDR4-3600 for Ryzen branded Processors 3rd gen.
 
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The official memory spec is 3200, but just like pervious ryzen CPUs, the ideal ram speed is higher than the official memory spec.

AMD says performance sweet spot is 3733mhz.
AMD says the reccomended price to performance ram kit is a 3600mhz c16 kit.
AMD says ram speed in excess of 4200 can be achieved "with ease"

I remember a review calling 3rd gen memory compatable great. I believe either bitwit or pauls hardware.

Major limit with previous ryzen CPUs was the infinity fabric speed was directly linked to half of the ram speed.
Now, infinity fabric doesnt have to be directly correlated with ram speed in a 1:1 ratio. So if the fast ram causes infinity fabric issues, you can slow the infinity fabric relative to memory speed to achieve higher ram speeds.
I would wait and see what reviewers say when they test 3600 (and faster) kits on the new X570 boards.
Then you can see which kits perform best for the most reasonable price.
I personally will be keeping my G.Skill TridentZ 3200 C16 kit when I eventually upgrade from my 2600 to a 3600 or 3700x.
I just went for Crosair DDR4-3200 for Ryzen Memory (2x8GB) Ram. As i believe it saved me a few bucks and does not see any noticeable performance difference between DDR4-3200 and DDR4-3600) (Some get few fps higher than another like those kind of crap_
 
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I would wait and see what reviewers say when they test 3600 (and faster) kits on the new X570 boards.
Then you can see which kits perform best for the most reasonable price.
I personally will be keeping my G.Skill TridentZ 3200 C16 kit when I eventually upgrade from my 2600 to a 3600 or 3700x.
Even if i got DDR4-3600 for the Ryzen X570 Motherboard. Would it actually run at 3600MHZ fully if i look inCPU-Z.
 

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As long as the RAM kit you buy is compatible with the X570 board you buy then it should not have any trouble running at 3600 MHz (which would show as 1800 MHz in CPUz).
That is once the motherboard manufacturers get the BIOS bugs resolved.
 
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As long as the RAM kit you buy is compatible with the X570 board you buy then it should not have any trouble running at 3600 MHz (which would show as 1800 MHz in CPUz).
That is once the motherboard manufacturers get the BIOS bugs resolved.
Ryzen 3000 is supposedly good at mem compatability.
If you enavle xmp it should run at rated speed.
As with any setup, compatability is not guaranteed.
It unclear if the ryzen chipset issues are affected the memory performance? Is not?

Hopefully it does not require bios update that much. I do not want to keep updating my bios.
 

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