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I already changed to 9-9-9-24. But should i change it to 7-7-7-24?
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was your memory originally rated cs 9 or cas 7?
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post #23 of 24
If you are happy with your cpu overclock, then the ram should follow pretty easily.

I myself however am not too good at overclocking ram. I usually only bump it up a little bit or tighten timings. I would try however to post in the intel ram overclocking section and see what they say about overclocking the ddr3 1333 to 1600 ram on your platform.

If it were me I'd just swap out the 1333 ram for 1600 and try to tighten timings. But I'm lazier that way.

In any case even ddr3 1200 is pretty good for that cpu. ddr2 800 was more common with 1066 being even better. So your already ahead.
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default rated to 9-9-9.
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