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the one I found has a higher bus speed and has heatsinks
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post #12 of 40
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Originally Posted by korruptive View Post
the one I found has a higher bus speed and has heatsinks
oh.. i saw a link w/ no heatsinks.. well my mistake. yea but make sure you set the RAM to like 667 or 800 and then OC up.
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but at stock its 1066..im confused
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Originally Posted by gfreeman1 View Post
@ 1150mhz, i dont think it could possibly be bad for overclocking. Just lower the mem speed to 800mhz in BIOS at stock timings, and you'll have plenty of room to oc.

Make sure your board can handle that voltage though

Edit: That ram isnt for the board in your sig, is it?
no its not i need a new mobo
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but at stock its 1066..im confused
yea.. and when you install it, go into BIOS, and set the RAM to a lower fequency.. like 800MHz, then push up the FSB till it gets to like ~1066 MHz, or whatever is stable. i'd slowly OC if i were you.
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yea.. and when you install it, go into BIOS, and set the RAM to a lower fequency.. like 800MHz, then push up the FSB till it gets to like ~1066 MHz, or whatever is stable. i'd slowly OC if i were you.
why lower it?
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post #17 of 40
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why lower it?
because when you lower the MHz on your RAM, you can push up the FSB to it's max, then oc the RAM.
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ah ok so the ram is sorted, im getting this
http://www.memory-configurator.co.uk..._/?countryc=GB

right, now onto motherboards
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Originally Posted by korruptive View Post
ah ok so the ram is sorted, im getting this
http://www.memory-configurator.co.uk..._/?countryc=GB

right, now onto motherboards
Great choice on the reapers, can't go wrong there.

As for the motherboard, may I recommend the P5N32-E SLI 680i chipset ( not the nforce 4 chipset). I know you live in england, that link's just for the info. Board ocs great, 3 pci-x slots, 2 gigabit lan, 1333fsb, what more can ya ask for?
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post #20 of 40
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Originally Posted by korruptive View Post
ah ok so the ram is sorted, im getting this
http://www.memory-configurator.co.uk..._/?countryc=GB

right, now onto motherboards
those are fugly timmings.. http://www.memory-configurator.co.uk...kit/index.html
thse better.. 4-4-4-5 timmings, and theyre D9 Microns. for a mobo.. i'd get a P965, a P35, or a P975 chipset.
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