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Never OCed memory before, but it seems as though more people are doing it was wondering if it is really worth it like a CPU? If so can someone guide me through the process or point me to a good guide-for-dummies?

Specs:

CPU: Intel i5-3570K
MOBO: Gigabyte GA-Z77-D3H (manual = http://www.gigabyte.us/products/product-page.aspx?pid=4140#manual )
RAM: G.Skill Ripjaws X Series 8GB
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820231476
GPU: EVGA 560 Ti (925/2020 @ 1.088V) & EVGA 8400 GS (375/450 @ 1.0V)
SSD: Crucial M4 128GB 6 Gb/s
PSU: Corsair 850W HX850 Silver Plus
Cooling: Corsair H80
Case: Antec DF-85 w/ side fan

BIOS Settings:

BIOS = F13
CPU BLCK = 100 MHz
CPU Clock = 40
CPU Voltage = 1.175 (in BIOS), but it was running at 1.200 (according to CPU-Z) during Prime95
CPU PLL = 1.6
DRAM Multiplier = 20
DRAM Frequency = 2000 MhzDRAM Voltage = 1.644 V
Turbo mode = disabled
Thermal Monitoring = disabled
C1E, C3/C6, & EIST = enabled
LLC = extreme
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i5-3570K @ 4.0GHz/1.175V Gigabyte GA-Z77-D3H EVGA GTX 560 Ti @ 925/1850/2020MHz EVGA 8400 GS @ 375/750/450MHz 
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G.SKILL Ripjaws X Series Crucial M4 128GB ASUS Black Blu-ray Drive SAMSUNG SATA Model SH-S203B 
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Corsair H80 Windows 7 Home Premium LG E2250V LG W1952 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Logitech MK520 Corsair HX850 Plus Silver Antec DF-85 Logitech G500 
AudioAudioOtherOther
Logitech G330 Logitech 2.1 Multimedia Speakers Scythe KM01-BK Logitech Attack 3 Joystick 
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Cooler Master 120mm Blue LED Cooler Master 140mm Blue LED Antec 120mm 3-speed Blue LED Bgears 120mm Fan Filters 
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsGraphics
i5-3570K @ 4.0GHz/1.175V Gigabyte GA-Z77-D3H EVGA GTX 560 Ti @ 925/1850/2020MHz EVGA 8400 GS @ 375/750/450MHz 
RAMHard DriveOptical DriveOptical Drive
G.SKILL Ripjaws X Series Crucial M4 128GB ASUS Black Blu-ray Drive SAMSUNG SATA Model SH-S203B 
CoolingOSMonitorMonitor
Corsair H80 Windows 7 Home Premium LG E2250V LG W1952 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Logitech MK520 Corsair HX850 Plus Silver Antec DF-85 Logitech G500 
AudioAudioOtherOther
Logitech G330 Logitech 2.1 Multimedia Speakers Scythe KM01-BK Logitech Attack 3 Joystick 
OtherOtherOtherOther
Cooler Master 120mm Blue LED Cooler Master 140mm Blue LED Antec 120mm 3-speed Blue LED Bgears 120mm Fan Filters 
Other
Windows Office 2010 Professional 
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