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post #1 of 9
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Hey, I'm learning to overclock and on my next upgrade I am going to need to know more about RAM.

Would GEIL PC3-19200 2400MHz C9 be better then GEIL PC3-16000 2000MHz C6?

I'm trying to get a handle on timings.
post #2 of 9
Depending.
For Intel builds, freq. > latency, so 2400MHz C9 is better
For AMD, the 2K Mhz C6 would probably be better.
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post #3 of 9
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Ahk so since I'm going to run my 955 still but on a new mobo and ram (currently on ddr2)
i should look at lower timings over higher clocks
post #4 of 9
yes, however theres a limit:
for example
1366mhz cl6 > 1600mhz cl8
but
2000mhz cl9 > 1366mhz cl6
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post #5 of 9
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Thank you for being so helpful. i'm seeing how it is now.
post #6 of 9
Yeah,to be honest they could be the same chips in both of those sets,with the 2400Mhz kit binned for higherbandwith.The 2400 kit may even run 2000 @CL6.If we had exact specifications we could tell you more about those particular sets,as they do vary.2000MHz CL6-6-6 is pretty much only Elpida Hyper territorry,while PSC's will run 6-9-6 etc.
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post #7 of 9
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yer there isnt really much info on the site http://www.geil.com.tw/products/showSpec/id/304
http://www.geil.com.tw/products/show/id/289

and whats PSC?
post #8 of 9
2000 CL6 would have better guarantee of being able to run and probably also perform just the same as 2400 at CL9. 2000 at CL9 is not worth it, just get 1600 CL6-7 instead.... same performance nearly for cheaper and better guarantee of being able to run. By the way, 2000Mhz RAM on a C2 Phenom II = hopeless, just to let you know.

PSC = type of IC, which can determine overclockability
post #9 of 9
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Ohk thanks for clearing up the PSC and the help
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