Prior to the release of Intel’s LGA1151 chipset, consumers could only access the benefits of DDR4 memory including lower voltages and higher frequencies by entering into the very expensive X99 platform. Thankfully, Skylake dramatically changed the status quo and it’s now possible to acquire high capacity memory kits at affordable prices. While there are DIMMs on the market with speeds beyond 3200MHz, it’s not usually sensible from a price to performance perspective. Therefore, it’s advisable for mainstream users to opt for modules between 2400MHz-3000MHz.
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