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Ddr600 (2x512mb) Or Ddr400 (2x1gb)

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Hello,
I have this OCZ DDR600 that isnt booting with any other cas setting that 2. OCZ says the memory might need re-programming. Also they offered to replace it with OZC4002048ELGEGXT-K or OCZ5001024EBPE.
What I want to know is:
1-Can they really "re-program" ram?
2-Which ram would be better for overclocking?

The DDR600 works, but because it is stuck in cas 2 I cant get it higher than 232Mhz. It is fast at 232 with timings of 2-2-2-5.

Can anyone help with what I should do, or what will overclock better. Does the SIZE of the ram affect OC'ing?

Thanks
JB
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Yes, the larger the RAM size... there more places that an overclock can fail. You pretty much need 2GB now. It is more important to have enough RAM than fast RAM.
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So what do you think I should do, try to repair DDR600, or just go for the 2GB DDR400.
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So what do you think I should do, try to repair DDR600, or just go for the 2GB DDR400.
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2x1GB will give you better performance (in most recent games and apps) than fast 2x512MB.
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What about "overall stable overclock"? (As far as MAX OC) I cannot get past 2.7 stable with my PC4000?
Sorry I am VERY new to OC'ing. This is my first rig!
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