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This is good ram no?

http://www.ncix.com/products/index.p...acture=CORSAIR

When I overclock, I keep getting crap speeds :| Timings are varrying from 2.5-3-3-7 to 2.5-3-2-7 all the way to the stock 3-3-3-8

Should I try to MANUALLY set the timings to what I want, jump the voltage 2 stages, and push my CPU back u p to 2.9?

Or just buy new ram and go for 2gb's of PC4000?
    
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I too have this ram, I wish I got the pc6400.
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6400 is DDR2

Im talkin straight up DDR.
    
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eww you got the c2 chips. i forgot which IC they have, but its not terribly good. should have paid extra for the xl chips which are TCCD

crank the voltage to like 2.85v, and manually set your timings to 3-4-4-8. should be able to get quite a bit of speed out of it.
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In retrospect DDR2 is where "its" at.
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In retrospect DDR2 is where "its" at.
in retrospect us s939 guys can't use DDR2 due to non-compatibility...
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ACTUALLY......

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Well, as they say about the best laid plans, it isn't going to happen this year. AMD backpedalled on DDR2 support, and will hold off until Socket 1207 hits in 2006. One person at CES was quoted as saying 'no way, no how', and that is about all there is to say.

AMD could do it with S939 CPUs - the pins are there, but I can see it causing a lot of confusion. One of the drawbacks of the internal memory controller is that you can't change it out. AMD has to have support for DDR2 on all the S939 CPUs or it will find itself in a support nightmare. How do you tell Joe Average how to decode the CPU serial numbers? In fact, how do you explain to him that while it fits in the socket, it won't work with the new mobo?

While I think it is the right thing for AMD to do from their point of view, I am a little disappointed. I would like to see what a DDR2-800 and PCIe S939 board can do. Ah well, you win some and lose others
They CAN do it, and they MIGHT do it..... but AMD doesn't wanna do that yet. Perhaps ONE day....

That'd help so much :| I can upgrade my stuff bit by bit
    
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Try these timings if you can in the manual settings:
TLc 2.5
trcd3
tras 7
trp 3
trc 12
trfc 16
twrt 2
trwt2 (3) <<<which ever produces better results... those were suggested to me and worked wonders for my corsair....
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