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I have just bought the above kit and i would like to know how i should overclock it on my new i5 2500k system?

At the moment i have it running stock 1.5v, 1600mhz, 8-8-8-24 1t

Is it worth overclocking?
Edited by Darylrese - 11/27/11 at 1:37pm
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No-one??????
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You won't see much improvement at all.
Leave it a 1600
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I can boot at 9-9-9-24 1T @ 1866mhz @ 1.5v (standard Voltage)....worth it?
Edited by Darylrese - 11/30/11 at 8:54am
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Originally Posted by Darylrese View Post

I can boot at 9-9-9-24 1T @ 1866mhz @ 1.5v (standard Voltage)....worth it?

Run benchmarks.... loosen timing for higher clocks might not be as good.
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Anyone else know which is better?

8-8-8-24 1T 1600mhz

or

9-9-9-24 1T 1866mhz

Both at stock voltage both 100% stable
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Darylrese View Post

Anyone else know which is better?
8-8-8-24 1T 1600mhz
or
9-9-9-24 1T 1866mhz
Both at stock voltage both 100% stable

I wouldn't be surprised cl8's at 1600 be stable at cl9 @ 1866.

The best results are cl7 @ 1866mhz according to majority of memory benchmarks though cl8 @ 1600mhz to 1866+ even a keen man wouldn't notice.
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I wouldn't be surprised cl8's at 1600 be stable at cl9 @ 1866.
The best results are cl7 @ 1866mhz according to majority of memory benchmarks though cl8 @ 1600mhz to 1866+ even a keen man wouldn't notice.

So im better off keeping it at it's original spec of 8-8-8-24 1600mhz?
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I prefer tighter timings...
 
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