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Battlefield 3 uses all of your components instead of just one, this is a good thing.
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Please don't spread misinformation. While it was true that the C2 memory controllers were lacking on some chips and were weaker than the improved C3 steppings, there were a lot of people (myself included) running 1600Mhz and up on C2 chips.



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Tried this yet? ^
System mechanic discovered over 134GB of misaligned files so i am going to do a optimized defrag and see if that fixes most of the problem.
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I made a thread about it on the nvidia forum.


It's making use of well over 4gb of ram.

http://www.overclock.net/nvidia/1151...f3-lolwut.html



I upgraded my faster 2x2gb kit to include a slower 1600 cas 9 2x4gb kit because I saw this coming after playing beta.
    
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Originally Posted by GanjaSMK View Post
Please don't spread misinformation. While it was true that the C2 memory controllers were lacking on some chips and were weaker than the improved C3 steppings, there were a lot of people (myself included) running 1600Mhz and up on C2 chips.
So you think the OP should take a risk then?
I personally had that problem with my previous 955 C2.
The max official RAM speed is 1333 MHz.

You don't spread misinformation.
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the servers ARE REALLY laggy right now... at least some of them try to find another game and see if the issue persists
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my sig system doesn't seem to have any ram-related bottlenecks. granted i haven't checked usage during gameplay but CPU/GPU both hover around 90. solid 70FPS+ on High settings at 1152*864(lol yes i know).
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So you think the OP should take a risk then?
I personally had that problem with my previous 955 C2.
The max official RAM speed is 1333 MHz.

You don't spread misinformation.
IDK about you, but I got a 955BE C2 way back at the end of Apr. 2009 along with 4x2Gb of Mushkin 1600Mhz DDR3 (996601) and was happily chugging along at 1600Mhz for a year before I built my Crosshair III (switched to a 965BE and transferred that ram over). Can't say I can recall to many issues after I had it dialed in, but that 955BE was a lousy overclocker so I kept it at a low OC of 3.3Ghz
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Originally Posted by Evil Penguin;15469408 
So you think the OP should take a risk then?
I personally had that problem with my previous 955 C2.
The max official RAM speed is 1333 MHz.

You don't spread misinformation.

Eh. Phenom IIs can handle 8gb and 1600mhz easily, even 2000mhz with some voltage increases on the IMC.

Personal experience is something you do not spread around as truth, before looking at the average results. More or less all C2s handle 1600mhz easily.
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Eh. Phenom IIs can handle 8gb and 1600mhz easily, even 2000mhz with some voltage increases on the IMC.

Personal experience is something you do not spread around as truth, before looking at the average results. More or less all C2s handle 1600mhz easily.
+1, mine handles it just fine, even on a 785G chipset.
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