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RAM timings - which would be better?

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ok so here's the deal... i can run my memory at either 1250mhz at 5-5-5-15-2t or at 800mhz 3-3-3-5-1t. So which one would be better????
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tighter the better! the latter will get you higher benchmarks!
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This is my bench at 850 4-4-4 1T 1:1 with the FSB
My Ram can't do 1250, the limit was around 1160 5-5-5 2T and it was slower. of course the ratio wasnt 1:1 either.

The ram did work at 1T up to mid 950Mhz but then id have to lower my multi resulting in lower Mhz for the CPU.

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well i did some benchmarking and it turns out the 1250 5-5-5-15-2t was actually better
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post #5 of 6
I would have said the higher clock speeds are better for Intel. AMD's are a bit more susceptible to tighter timings.
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If you wanna do some more tweaking then check this out: http://evga.com/forums/tm.asp?m=45260 it is very understandable and useful.
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