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wwass
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upgrade ddr4 ram frequency 2133>3200mhz

Hey i have a i5 6300hq in my laptop,with a ram of 4*2 at 2133mhz ,and i want to upgrade to 8*2 2600 or 3200mhz , i checked the specs in the website>DDR4-2133, LPDDR3-1866, DDR3L-1600

i ve seen some people upgrading to 3200mhz regardless of this ,is it safe ?

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Maria_R_Intel
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Hello wwass,

 

Thank you for posting on the Intel* Community.

 

According to our specifications, the Intel® Core™ i5-6300HQ Processor works with DDR4-2133, LPDDR3-1866, DDR3L-1600. Having the processor working out of the specs in a short or long time it may affect the performance of the CPU.

 

We do not validate third-party websites were the users confirm that the PC is working fine with 3200mhz.

 

As you are using a Laptop the best course of action would be to contact the Original Equipment Manufacturer directly for advice on changes, It is worth mentioning that Intel* just provides the CPU in stock settings, and we do not have control over any customization that the equipment manufacturer has performed.

 

Best regards,

Maria R.

Intel Customer Support Technician

 

wwass
Beginner
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thank you maria for your honest response, i think i will go with the base frequency ,go safe !