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I have 2 GB of Geil Ultra 4-4-4-12
My board will no support 4-4-4-12 but will clock it at 5-5-5-18.
Would it hurt to take it to 5-5-5-12?Would I see any difference in doing so?
I am not looking to overclock this machine or anything,hell it runs fast enough for me.Just unsure of the above.I have never run into this problem before.
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post #2 of 11
You should be able to set the timings manually to 4-4-4-12. That should work just fine
    
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In the BIOS, when you get to the "Nortbridge Chipset Configuration", highlight it and click enter, then highlight the "Configure DRAM Timing by SPD" and disable then you can set them at 4-4-4-12 or 4-4-4-8 is possible but with a 2.1v or 2.2v.

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Thanks!! That seemed to take care of it.I wonder why they would say the board can't do 4-4-4-12 when it in fact can and does.I didn't see any performance gain from it.But atleat I know I am running it as fast as I can now.I set the voltage to 2.1v since that is what the RAM is suppose to run at when its 4-4-4-12
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Intel does not care too much about timings.... bandwidth is more important
    
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post #6 of 11
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Originally Posted by Shawn156
I set the voltage to 2.1v since that is what the RAM is suppose to run at when its 4-4-4-12
Time to push them more and squeeze more out of the E6600. My RAM is rated for 2.1v but I run them at 2.30v and are at 1000mhz.

What's the overclocked speed your E6600 runs at?
post #7 of 11
He's not lookign to overclock it See original post.
    
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post #8 of 11
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Its Stock.I just don't want to overclock this,seeing how my girlfriend would kick my arse if I had to buy any more computer parts say within the next 2 years.lol
I spent to much on this as it is and she wasn't to happy.
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Overclocking is free.......and you can only "break" things if you put an excess amounts of volts into it. And this occurs when the high number of volts have been running in the system for a long time.
    
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post #10 of 11
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Yeah I know but I have no need to overclock this.It runs everything I want it to and plays every game I throw at it.Suits me just fine.I am not saying Oc'ing is bad,just I am not experienced at it and with my luck,I'd burn it up.I like looking through these forums and seeing how high people have taken their computers.It interest me but something I won't do.
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