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post #3191 of 5659
If they work fine at 1.8, there's no reason to turn it up. .1v on RAM is a lot. Most RAM aren't rated to run beyond spec. Even on most performance RAM, the warranty is voided with anything above a .05 increase.

DDR2 is dirt cheap right now, and I think your system would benefit from at least some PC2-6400s, IMHO...
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post #3192 of 5659
Quote:
Originally Posted by Dostoyevsky77 View Post
If they work fine at 1.8, there's no reason to turn it up. .1v on RAM is a lot. Most RAM aren't rated to run beyond spec. Even on most performance RAM, the warranty is voided with anything above a .05 increase.

DDR2 is dirt cheap right now, and I think your system would benefit from at least some PC2-6400s, IMHO...
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post #3193 of 5659
Ok, I tried 44412 2T and 1T, with a lower 1400 FSB. When I changed the memory I got a constant beep from the board.
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post #3194 of 5659
What RAM speed are you using?
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post #3195 of 5659
I tried 1:1 and 5:4 on 1400.
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post #3196 of 5659
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I tried 1:1 and 5:4 on 1400.
I've had better results running unlinked and setting ram speed myself.
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post #3197 of 5659
Nevermind. I got it. The RAM speed was too high. Thanks guys.
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post #3198 of 5659
Yes. Unlinking is essential. I don't know if it's a flaw or what, but BIOS doesn't actually set 1:1 on my board when I select 1:1. It actually selects 2:1!

If you're running 1400 (quad-pumped, so 350 actual) on the FSB, you type in 700 into RAM for 1:1 (double-pumped, so 350 actual). Until you have a stable processor OC, keep 1:1 by changing RAM whenever you change FSB and leave the timings at reference (probably 5-5-5-15-2) and the voltage at rated (NOT AUTO!). When you're stable, start brining the timings in OR raising the speed. Bench, torture, & repeat with tighter timings/higher speed until you're no longer stable.

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post #3199 of 5659
Take this job and shove it!

Yeah, I had typed in 2x FSB before instead to keep it close to 800 of the RAM. When I upped it to 1400 I forgot I had to unlink and bring the RAM back down. Woops! Don't drink and overclock.
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With the little board that couldn't

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