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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=20-231-460&SortField=0&SummaryType=0&Pagesize=10&PurchaseMark=&SelectedRating=-1&VideoOnlyMark=False&VendorMark=&IsFeedbackTab=true&Page=1#scrollFullInfo

I"m upgrading my memory to try and get my overclock to at least 4ghz.

But I'm not sure weather or not this memory will be a hassle.

I'm assuming it wont even start at 1866 speeds.

But, I'm sure I'll have that headroom to increase the memory speed as i increase my cpu clock speed.

But, I'm not THAT sure.

link for motherboard info

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=13-131-646&SortField=0&SummaryType=0&Pagesize=10&PurchaseMark=&SelectedRating=-1&VideoOnlyMark=False&VendorMark=&IsFeedbackTab=true&Page=3#scrollFullInfo
Edited by fapestar - 12/15/11 at 6:26pm
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Yes it can handle that speed note if you click on details for the motherboard you can see what it supports which are DDR3 2000(O.C.) / 1333 / 1066
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Lol can you only write or do you know how to read too? As stated above that mobo says in its description it supports 2000mhz ram. Are you sure you should be overclocking?
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The motherboard really has little to no effect on RAM compatibility or OC ability, since the memory controller is now on the CPU.  Being that you are on a Phenom II x6 though, it is highly likely you will be able to run your kit at stable DDR3-1866.

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It should work but I'm not sure how it would help you improve your CPU OC. Running higher frequency memory stresses the CPU's memory controller more. Just push the FSB a lot higher, drop your memory multiplier as necessary, and adjust HT Link and NB multiplier multipliers. Don't forget you can decrease the multiplier on your CPU, allowing you to fine tune memory/ht link/nb frequency and go higher on your CPU with a higher FSB.
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like someone stated before the imc on your cpu is going to be the limiting factor....but with the thuban you should be able to hit 1866...8gb is a little harder then 4gb but if your just shooting for 1866 you should be fine thumb.gif
to hit 4ghz or higher your going to have to make sure you max out your h50 efficiency....location, extra fan.....whatever it takes because temps will come into play to get it stable you got to keep it cooool
Edited by mrinnocent - 12/16/11 at 12:09am
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Didn't' expect to get a douche answer from the second responder.

But, I've been getting redundancy errors every time I try to push my overclock to 3.79 or above GHz.

I figure it's because of my generic Ram.

I though maybe since I'm not comfortable with changing ram timing it would be a huge hassle, and I'll end up still unable to get my CPU to 4ghz.

I tried lowering the multiplier for my CPU but I cant post windows.

So I figured, I can just overclock my memory (to 1866) using the multiplier that works and will get a stable 4ghz Overclock.

I also, noticed some asus motherboard owners post problems in their reviews of this memory.
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Originally Posted by fapestar View Post

I also, noticed some asus motherboard owners post problems in their reviews of this memory.

Like xd_1771 pointed out memory controller is on the CPU. A C2 stepping Phenom II x4 (or x3 or x2) isn't going to be able to hit 1866mhz. C3 stepping might be able to with advanced tweaking of CPU-NB voltage and perhaps subtimings, and Thuban should be able to hit 1866mhz with minimal tweaking, but adjusting a few bios settings is going to be necessary. Bad reviews probably occur because the CPU either can't hit 1866mhz or the people don't know what they're doing.

I'm not convinced higher frequency RAM is going to help you still, but it wouldn't hurt. Even generic 1333mhz RAM should probably be able to hit around 1600mhz with some additional DRAM voltage. Just run memtest86+ to rule out your memory and find the max frequency/timings, because you could be having instability for other reasons.
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