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I've finaly changed my RAM timings from 5 - 5 - 5 - 18 to 4 - 4 - 4 - 12. How do I change the speed the RAM is running on?
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You change the RAM divider. 1:1 is optimal, as there are no bottlenecks, meaning that the CPU is never waiting for the RAM, and vice versa.
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FSB = 356
Devider: 1:1
RAM = 712

Is this correct? How would you change the settings here?
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The RAM speed is a function of the FSB, multiplier, and divider. At this stage you need to adjust either the CPU multiplier or the FSB. The best option is to increase the FSB.
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I don't have a setting for divider in my BIOS. Is it the same as RAM Multipler (that setting is on "2")?

If I increse the FSB I would also overclock my CPU more. I can't go any higher then 400 FSB, then I have RAM = 800 and CPU = 3 600.

Can't I get my memory over 800?

It's PC-6400, I've ordered some PC-8500.
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