Should I switch my ram?

First time builder. Here's my parts list, I'm picking up the GPU next week. And I have a EVGA CLC 240 AIO but that isn't online so I couldn't add it to my list. 
I'm wondering if I'd throttle my cpu with the 3600mhz of ram because the Ryzen 5 5600x only supports high of 3200mhz. Or would that be considered overclocking? 


  • magarity
    magarity ✭✭✭✭
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    There should be a DDR4 speed FAQ

    3200 is the fastest official DDR4 speed, regardless of CPU. It isn't the 5600X topping out at 3200, that's just a DDR4 spec thing. 3600 rated memory will happily run at that speed when set in the BIOS to do so. Strictly speaking it's considered overclocking, but the manufacturer of those modules has tested them to 3600, so they'lll work, no problem.

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