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RAM divider, how can I deal with it?

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Let me explain this quick:
My CPU: Pentium 2.4A Ghz
Base speed: 133*18=2.4ghz
Current Overclocked speed: 200*18 = 3.6Ghz
My mobo: Asus P4P800 SE
My RAM: PC3200 Kingston DDRAM (see attachment)
Currently I'm running at 3.6Ghz, FSB 200Mhz, and I'm planning to try my luck with 4Ghz (on stock HSF ).
But my concern is if my RAM allow me to go further? It's running 1:1 with CPU now (I set RAM speed in Bios to 266Mhz), if I raise FSB over 200Mhz, is it mean I'm overclocking my RAM, too? And is it safe to do that?
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Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
Seagate Barracuda 250GB Sata II ASUS QueuTrac DVD-ROM Windows XP SP2 Samsung SyncMaster 450Nb 
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Hey lucky us we have similar setups
My CPU: Pentium4 2.60 Ghz
Base speed: 200*13=2.6ghz
Current Overclocked speed: 240*13 = 3.1Ghz
My mobo: Asus P4P800 SE
My RAM: PC3200 Corsair DDRAM (see attachment)

Ok to start I'm new at this as well and you can find all the information the same place I got it from either all over this site or
( http://forums.extremeoverclocking.co...d.php?t=108657 ) <--That's was very helpful they're dealing with our boards in particular.

To address your question upping the FSB does OC your ram but your are using a 5:4 ratio so it's prob. not that most bandwidth possible. That said first I would say you should try setting your Ram to 400Mhz and starting over again with you CPU FSB, now for since my cpu stock has 800MHz FSB my Ram set to 400MHz is a 1:1 ratio meaning every 1MHz raised in the FSB raises my RAM by 1 MHz. Now what I've gathered is the best OC you can have is one with the most memory bandwidth and highest FSB possible. IN regards to your system you might wanna see how things run with just the memory set to 400MHz and the CPU stock that'll increase your memory bandwidth without doing anything to the CPU. But of course you gonna want that extra Speed but I dunnno about getting all the way to 4ghz from a 2.4 I mean (and I'm only guessing) if your ram will allow it you'll be fine but with cough STOCK cooling is might get alittle risky. But that's all up to you how this was help full I'll get pic up of CPU-Z in a min.

P.S. I've already run Prime95/Memtest86+/Sandra/HL2,Doom3ect... and everything seems STABLE! yippie! but if anyone else has some comments on what I just said or to help us in general please let us know although I'm up to 3.1 ghz I feel things still aren't perfect! Thanks alot bye bye 4 now
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Star 200fsb, active divisor: 1:1, 4:5, 3:2, etc...


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