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post #11 of 24
if you have the ram at 800 when running orthos and it fails its not the ram. i would up the cpu voltage more but not much more. what coolling do you have on your mobo?
    
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edit: try two instances of prime 95. On the prime95 window select options->torture test...once you have done this select small ffts...if this test fails then its definatly your cpu thats at fault if this doesnt then ram or something else could be an issue
    
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well i upped my cpu volts to 1.52 and it is going through the test now. I have a thermaltake water cooling system, the Kandalf lcs. It works great btw, and right now my full load temps are 49c after 7 min of orthos. I am going to keep the test going for about 30 min to make sure it is somewhat stable, them im gonna get my ram to pc 1000
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hmm...well its worth a try...i had my comp sitting at 2.8Ghz for a month with the ram at ddr 792 perfectly stable(hadnt even tried overclocking the memory) when i tried upping the memory all i got was instability this might not happen to you but from your symptoms with the memory it sounds the same as mine. the only thing to watch out for is the os install getting buggered as i think unstable overclocked memory can cause this...but dont quote me on that point
    
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my ram should be able to handle it. After the 100 reviews i have read, and from other ocn member results my ram should be able to sky rocket. I just wanted to know if its possible to get a better oc result from loosening the timings rather than up the volts.
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yeah you do get a higher mhz overclock by doing the two things you have stated above...more bandwidth regardless of timings (to a reasonable degree eg. 5-5-5-15 instead of 4-4-4-12) increases performance. instead of having ram running lower but with tighter timings...but only marginally..im not sure if the difference is noticable in windows, only benchmarks...the unstability is a big price to pay for those few extra numbers which dont have a real world effect
    
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howr you getting on?
    
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post #18 of 24
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im going to try the looser timings, i failed memtest and orthos with 4-4-4-12 at 1000
I am gonna try 5-5-5-15, i dont know what to make the rest of the numbers. Their currently at 4-4-4-12-32-10-10-10-11
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UPDATE
Right now i am running orthos on my setup. i have it set up at 400 FSB to make it 3600mhz or 3.6ghz.
i have my memory at 500mhz each to make 1000. and the clocks are at 5-5-5-12-32 and 2.25 volt
so far it is running ok in orthos. Any suggestions?
My temps on my cpu is 50c under full load on each core
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post #20 of 24
if you failed quite soon after starting the tests there is no point. dont mean to sound negative but i strongly doubt loosening the timings will give you that extra stability you require if the ram is seriously unstable during testing...sorry man ive never really delved into the other memory timings that exist in the Bios...never really understood them.lol
    
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