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post #1 of 15
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I have a question or 2
I have the OCZ Platinum Edition revision 2 800 MHz and that seems to be the only component not over clocked on my rig. I need help with overclocking them.
Also where will I see the performance gain if any?
Thanks
post #2 of 15
Unless you're folding, video editing or benchmarking, etc you'll see very little difference in performance with overclocking memory. Conroe as well as A64s have proven to be indifferent to memory overall except in apps that happen to require a lot of memory/ memory accesses. Gaming has almost nil effect from OCing memory.(Or your CPU for the most part.)
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post #3 of 15
You can see a performance gain in SuperPi, other memory benchmarks, and loading will be a tad bit faster..

I don't think any of the OCZ Platinum/Gold/Titanium are good overclockers, you can get them up a few MHz if you loosen the timings by a fair amount.
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PC2-6400 EL Platinum Rev 2.0
4.0-4-4-15 @ 1.9 ~ 2.1V
ProMOS

You can likely hit 1000 at cas5 with 2.1-2.2vdimm but that's not a guarantee.
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post #5 of 15
Quite a few of the Titanium/Platinum's are D9 actually, see "RAM List"
But not the DDR2-800 Rev. 2 Plats Sorry bud. Those are ProMOS.
    
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post #6 of 15
I have the Platinum, it doesnt OC well at all. Im changing to ballistix or gskill soon
post #7 of 15
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right now I am running 4-4-4-12 should I just leave it there and call it a day? IF I do hit 1000 like you said, won't make a difference in my gaming, right?
post #8 of 15
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right now I am running 4-4-4-12 should I just leave it there and call it a day? IF I do hit 1000 like you said, won't make a difference in my gaming, right?
"difference in my gaming" = lower Super PI #'s relate to a few more FPS
Not a lot though, lol.
    
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post #9 of 15
Nope. As a general rule it won't. It might if a few RTS like Supreme Commander and MAYBE something like Oblivion but I doubt it.
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post #10 of 15
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So to see a performance gain should I upgrade to something like 1066RAM. sorry for the noob quesitons but memory I can't get or figure out.
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