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Question Looking for the best choice of ram to pair with a Ryzen 5

joan.arch.enemy

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Hi there!

Well I'm planning to do the final upgrades to my pc, which involve a RAM change and an SSD, currently I have a 2400mhz cl15 set, read all over the internet that the Ryzen procesors benefit from a better ram, and now I have two sets at a pretty decent price:

One is 3200mhz cl14, and the other is at 3600mhz cl 16 (both are G.Skill trident Z series in case the brand matters)

Which one would be a better choice for me, keeping in mind I don't plan to overclock?

Here's the rest of the specs just in case:

Mobo - MSI B450-A Pro Max
GPU: Zotac rtx 2070 mini
CPU: Ryzen 5 3600
(current) RAM: Kingston HyperX Fury DDR4 2400 CL15 - 16gb on dual channel
 

prophet51

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Zen+ can struggle above 2933mhz, the xmp profile might not work you might have to manually tune it. That being said I would go with the 3600mhz purely because it's being tested to work at higher frequencies, though there really isn't a diff between cl14 3200mhz and cl16 3600mhz if they can both overclock the same.
 

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