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hello guys, almost i don't know anything about overclocking and manual settings.
this is my system :



and about my RAM, according to below picture when i test my ram with cpu-z and aida64, one of my friends who is really into overclocking...told me that these benchmarks and my settings aren't optimum for 2400 Mhz frequency and they are low. he said i should change timings for better and optimum settings.

http://cld.persiangig.com/preview/8CiHTYw6v5/aaa.jpg

he told me auto setting aren't so good and these settings are better both for ram and performance:

DRAM frequency: 2400Mhz
voltage: 1.65

Timings:

10
12
12
31

DRAM command rate : 2 -> 1
DRAM ref cycle time : auto -> 200
DRAM refresh interval : auto -> 65535

and in third timings:

tRDRD: auto -> 4
tRDRD_dr: auto -> 5
tRDRD_dd: auto -> 5

tWRWR: auto -> 4
tWRWR_dr: auto -> 5
tWRWR_dd: auto -> 5

+++++++++++++++++++++

and the results shows really better performance:

http://cld.persiangig.com/preview/aPQs1u2kQA/AIDA64.jpg

+++++++++++++++++++++

and my questions:

1: have i done an Overclocking to my RAM by these settings ? or just changed the settings to a better and optimum settings ?
( you know, i am really sensitive about my hardwares, i mean i don't want to have them under pressure ! )

2: can i use this settings 24/7 ? ( 24 hours at 7 days ) without any extra pressure ?

3: do these changes take RAM under extra pressure ? biggrin.gif

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thanks before hand...
post #2 of 6
Yes you have over clocked your[ system, but you have done so safely, you havnt increased voltage, and if its stable, then great!

Chances are this system will last as long as it originally did, as the stress added is minute, you will never notice any degradation like so, at least not any more than normal
     
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^this thumb.gif

Just for the record also, running your RAM at over 1600mhz (or is it 1866 these days?) is technically overclocking your integrated memory controller. Nobody really talks about it though because it's nothing to worry about.
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Is it overclocking it though? I dont think so, but it is stressing it and some SB-E cannot handle high frequency like them
     
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It is overclocking because the stock speed is ~1600, it's not guaranteed in the sale of the product to work, etc.

If your 4790k doesn't run 3000mhz RAM you can't RMA it even if the RAM works fine. If it doesn't run the RAM spec though (1600) you get a free replacement.

The 1600 spec is very low though for Haswell, because most of them can run 2400 with a little automatic adjustment of voltages from the mobo with very little if any trouble at all
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you have a good friend. smile.gif
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