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Haswell IMC could make memory overclocking fun again for Intel CPU users in the months ahead

Haswell seems to overclock well with multiple DIMMs of RAM, according to report

By Charles Gantt on May 2, 2013 11:14 am CDT - 0 mins, 34 secs reading time

With the introduction of Ivy Bridge, memory overclockers were disappointed to learn that high CPU overclocks were usually only capable with a single stick of RAM, and not with fully populated DIMM slots.

Haswell IMC could make memory overclocking fun again for Intel CPU users in the months ahead | TweakTown.com

This morning Ocaholic has posted a CPU-Z report that shows an Intel Core i5 4670T overclocked to 3.322GHz using 16GB of Apacer RAM. While a RAM overclock of 1.661GHz (3.3GHz DDR) is nothing special with a single RAM stick, the important thing to note is that it was achieved with all four DIMM's populated.

This means that the IMC used in Haswell could resurrect the good old days of speedy memory overclocking on Intel platforms in the months ahead.

Charles Gantt

ABOUT THE AUTHOR - Charles Gantt

A web developer by day, Charles comes to TweakTown after a short break from the Tech Journalism world. Formerly the Editor in Chief at TheBestCaseScenario, he now writes Maker and DIY content. Charles is a self proclaimed Maker of Things and is a major supporter of the Maker movement. In his free time, Charles likes to build just about anything, with past projects ranging from custom PC cooling control systems to 3D printers. Other expensive addictions include Photography, Astronomy and Home Automation.

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