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Hey guys, i just got my sweet new ram in the mail. I put it in my computer and fired it up but it wont get past post, so im thinking the "auto" settings in my BIOS are setting the timings too tight.

I would try to adjust them but theres not just four settings, its more like.. wait lemme count.. 13 in all...

I really want to use my computer with my full 2Gb of ram so could one of you fellow overclockers show me what does what? pleez

Thanks
~Higgins

UPDATE: k there were three settings near the bottom of the timing that were at 2-2-2-3 and i set them to auto but im not sure if those are the timings.. my Ram has 2-3-2-5 timings.

It posted with ALL to auto but im going to manually set them and see if i can reach 3ghz

Help still needed
    
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try setting them to 3-3-3-5 just to be sure and overclock, then lower the timings one by one to see how they can handle.
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DFIs hate RAM. Plain and simple. Set your RAM voltage to a little higher than what the manufacturer suggests, and put the timings a little looser than the manufacturer suggests (I'd say 2.5-4-4-6 would be a good starting place) this way you can clock up the speed instead of tighter timings, and probably make higher performance.

If you can, PM Lenzo. He has a link to a guide to setting up memory for DFI mobos.
    
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The link is a bit dated but it may help
http://www.overclock.net/faqs/38268-...roduction.html
    
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thanks guys, i understand that kind of thing i just dont understand the thirteen options.. Duke how do you have it set up since you have almost the same board?
    
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