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OC'ed Ram Cause Artifacts?

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My Ram is oc'ed to a very high speed for it's rating, so I am curious as to whether this could cause major artifacts:

PLaying BF2142 Online;

artifacts like crazy, but my vid card was at very low temps, and set to stock speeds. I checked my board temps, and they were super high. My cpu was set atv an 8 multi, 450 fsb, and ram was at 980 with 2.5vdimm. Could the ram be the problem with the artifacts? I've never thought it could cause a problem with graphics?...
    
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Could be, because when there ain't enough space in graphic card's memory, it gotta need help from the main memory.
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if i water cooled the ram, think it would no longer be a problem. I have active cooling currently, via an 18in house fan and an open side panel, from Ghettowerks, Germany...
    
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