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One counterpoint: the beauty of the APUs, specially looking at the 5600G and 5700G is that the CPU element still benefits a lot from faster RAM, as the whole uArch is tied to the IF speeds. So faster RAM will still yield better performance all-around.

If you're building for budget, absolutely agree.

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One counterpoint: the beauty of the APUs, specially looking at the 5600G and 5700G is that the CPU element still benefits a lot from faster RAM, as the whole uArch is tied to the IF speeds. So faster RAM will still yield better performance all-around.
The catch is 5300G,5600G & 5700G only have 16MB L3 cache, so a lot of the gains from faster memory are going to be lost to the performance deficit caused by the lower cache memory, when compare to the 5600X or 5800X.

It would be interest to see what speed ram you need to run to bring the 5700G to performance parity with the 5800X running DDR4-3200.

Outside of setting overclocking records, I doubt there will be any real justification to go beyond DDR4-3600 CL16 with the 5600G & 5700G. The cost vs benefit will just not make sense unless you get hardcore into overclock cheap memory kits.
 

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