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post #11 of 21
You need to reduce further.
At below 1066Mhz you should be able to run 7-7-7 (generic JEDEC) timings with just 1.5V, similar to the 1333Mhz @ 9-9-9 (assuming that is your spec, I can't find it online) you run at a 1.5V. If you're going to run at 1.7V (which should be fine but if the RAM has no heatspreader don't push any further), there should be more performance increase to justify it; i.e. try 1066 6-6-6 or 5-5-5, maybe 5-6-5.
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Originally Posted by MoleStrangler View Post
My FSB is 253 an multiplier is x16.0
Just wondering. WHY? A 1090T has a unlock multiplier.
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Just wondering. WHY? A 1090T has a unlock multiplier.
So AMD and intel can make lots of money for the same product.

Usually they are higher bin chips

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So AMD and intel can make lots of money for the same product.

Usually they are higher bin chips

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Thanks, I have a go later when I can reboot my machine.
post #16 of 21
It does make sense,OCcing fsb to tighten up the ram and increase cpu-nb bandwidth in order to find the rest of the components limits,
then save the fsb OC in bios and then increase cpu-multiplier/volts.
then you know you can rule out the ram or whatever when errors occur whilst doing the multiplier OC.
This might be odd,but i overclock my 965 same way.
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post #17 of 21
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It does make sense,OCcing fsb to tighten up the ram and increase cpu-nb bandwidth in order to find the rest of the components limits,
then save the fsb OC in bios and then increase cpu-multiplier/volts.
then you know you can rule out the ram or whatever when errors occur whilst doing the multiplier OC.
This might be odd,but i overclock my 965 same way.
That is fine to oc the memory that way, but he can use the stock speed and tighter timing with less DDR voltage.
EDIT
He is using 1.7v on a non-heatsink memory sticks. Which to me is a bad idea unless he has a fan on those sticks or very very good air flow in his case.
Edited by dixson01974 - 5/15/11 at 11:53pm
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post #19 of 21
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i dont know about many other motherboards bios,but in mine i can increase cpu-nb independent of fsb overclocking,but with a minor notch up the cpu-nb And the fsb increase will give good cpu-nb speeds,(3ghz+)maybe thats the reason?
Surely increased cpu-nb goes hand in hand with tighter timings i would assume.
On his mobo he can set the CPU/NB with touching the fsb. I have the same bios options as he does.
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post #20 of 21
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Ok, I could not wait until later.

At 5-5-5 or 5-6-5 it would would not boot so I'm back at 6-6-6-18-25 @ 1349MHz and stable.

I think its down to the quality of my memory, but still happy with what I have now. No need to spend on new memory right now.

I have heat spreaders and a fan drawing air along the memory sticks.
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