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I have 2x2gb Crucial ballistix tracer, stock at 1333 CL7 and i now have it at 1333 6-6-6-16-25 1T at stock volts. So has anyone pushed these chips yet, what can they do. Im P95 stable with these settings and i havent tried messing aroung more. What should i do to get a cas of 5?
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usually in order to lower your cas you have to lower your speed i think
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usually in order to lower your cas you have to lower your speed i think
I know that, but im in the area of DDR2 timings and still maintaining DDR3 speeds.
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PUMP THE VOLTS

Uh I'm serious.... Crucial uses Micron ICs (they basically are Micron), Micron ICs tend to like higher voltage and get better OC results with higher volts. I know most PSC ICs won't do 1333 @ 5-5-5. These Microns though.... I say pump the voltage and give it a shot!
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I know that, but im in the area of DDR2 timings and still maintaining DDR3 speeds.
WHAT!!! They make DDR2 1333.
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PUMP THE VOLTS

Uh I'm serious.... Crucial uses Micron ICs (they basically are Micron), Micron ICs tend to like higher voltage and get better OC results with higher volts. I know most PSC ICs won't do 1333 @ 5-5-5. These Microns though.... I say pump the voltage and give it a shot!
How much is a pump? I tried running it at 5-5-5-15 stock and it wouldnt boot. then i tried 5-7-5-15 1.75 and it wouldnt boot. Is 1.8 pumping it or are we talking 2.0?

Also, an you throw some standard sets of timings my way, would 5-7-5-28 be good?
Edited by Smoblikat - 7/28/11 at 8:00pm
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post #7 of 11
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Would it be better to do 5-7-7 or just keep it at 6-6-6?

Also im at 6-6-6-16-20 1T stock volts
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post #8 of 11
I got some markvision memory stock 1333 9-9-9-24-33-1T, and i'm at 8-8-8-24-33-1T, anything lower than that i will throw loads of erros in memtest
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i have my RAM 1403 6-6-6-16-20 @1.725v and a 2.9ghz NB @ 1.3v
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post #10 of 11
I have a 2x2gb Crucial Ballisitx tracer running @ 6-5-6-15-20 1t 2.0v ddr1450 for months now with no signs of degredation. They seem to love volts like xd_1771 said.
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