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Go into your BIOS and search for DRAM settings.
Sure enough, there it was...Says it's set at 2.6v now and can go up to 2.75v in perf settings before it's unstable...

Thank you for the help, I haven't even messed with memory before wouldn't have thought to check the BIOS obviously...

Ok last question on this subject...hopefully...

What's better 2x1g or 4x512m...Thanks...
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Originally Posted by wannabe_OC View Post
Sure enough, there it was...Says it's set at 2.6v now and can go up to 2.75v in perf settings before it's unstable...

Thank you for the help, I haven't even messed with memory before wouldn't have thought to check the BIOS obviously...

Ok last question on this subject...hopefully...

What's better 2x1g or 4x512m...Thanks...
Which ever is cheaper. The old memory controller on AMD CPUs couldn't handle 4 sticks very well. They still can't do 1T timings, but it doesn't really matter.

Why are you upgrading your RAM, don't you already have 2gb?

You can set a divider on the RAM if you need to clock higher, it doesn't affect performance except in extremly demanding cases. Games will NOT suffer a performance loss.
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