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cas latency= 9
ras to cas delay=11
ras pre time= 9
ras act time=27

dram timing mode=1N (best performance setting, if trying to overclock ram higher than 2000mhz like example 2100 or 2200 then 2N, or high BCLK overclocking 2N may help with stability)


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post #12 of 32
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After doing a few tests, I figured out those settings in the advanced RAM timing menu are great, though if I try to clock my RAM at 2005MHz I will get blue screens and constant reboots.

Do you think it is because of the locked CPU that doesn't support RAM overclocking? Because I'm up on 1600MHz right now and it's doing great..
Edited by Vinnce - 5/13/12 at 1:13pm
post #13 of 32
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Originally Posted by Vinnce View Post

After doing a few tests, I figured out those settings in the advanced RAM timing menu are great, though if I try to clock my RAM at 2005MHz I will get blue screens and constant reboots.
Do you think it is because of the locked CPU that doesn't support RAM overclocking? Because I'm up on 1600MHz right now and it's doing great..

no..its just a setting that isnt being set right. havent you set the timings yet?
 
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Yes the timings are setup as you suggested but if I try to have the RAM running on 2000MHz I will crash my PC, 1600MHz is fine though ...


Anybody can help me figure that out?
post #15 of 32
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Originally Posted by Vinnce View Post

Yes the timings are setup as you suggested but if I try to have the RAM running on 2000MHz I will crash my PC, 1600MHz is fine though ...
Anybody can help me figure that out?

what kind of BSOD is it? if the ram is RATED for 2000MHz it should run at 2000MHz.
 
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I can't go past 1866 without some crazy vtt voltages with my 1366 setup.
    
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Try raising your trfc..You have all the timings set to manufacturer spec,correct?
could be you need to add some IMC voltage,too.

I think on your board it would be called vtt ..
 
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Try raising your trfc..You have all the timings set to manufacturer spec,correct?
could be you need to add some IMC voltage,too.
I think on your board it would be called vtt ..

It's the QPI/DRAM Core on his board, but at 1.4 I think it's already rather high.
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It's the QPI/DRAM Core on his board, but at 1.4 I think it's already rather high.

QPI should never go past 1.3 for 24/7 usage. too high QPI could cause instability so thats probably his problem. tfrc is at 128 which is ok.
 
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Will I gain much more performances from the +400MHz anyway?

I am kind of giving up the fight there, thanks for your help anyway, the "SLOW MODE" thing was definitely killing my PC and the RAM timings setup might just help also. thumb.gif
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