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post #1 of 19
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I really havnt found the best guides to overclocking memeory they always go into somthing other than what im looking for.. could anyone help me out with overclocking my ram.. i have ddr2 667 x2 512 in dual channel mode. Or give me a link to a good website that explains it very well. thanks
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I have 2x1Gb Kingston DDR2 667 that runs at 860mhz with 4-4-4-12-2T timings. So I know your ram can O.C. just fine. I do not have enoughexperience with O.C.ing ram but download memtest and make a bootable cd with it. You will need it.
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RAM gets overclocked with your FSB depends on the divider. Memtest is great and most effective to find memory limits get it first or could corrupt windows.
    
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doh!... wrong thread... carry on
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post #5 of 19
Read the guide in my siggy. It was primarily written for DDR, but applies to DDR2 and DDR3. Use the same method, and ignore the suggested speeds (as you have DDR2, and not DDR).

EDIT: Oh, it seems to have been updated, and it NOW focuses on DDR2. That's perfect for you.
post #6 of 19
watch thows temps i OCed my ram to 1100MHz once and they got realy hot,like to hot and had to back down.
    
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post #7 of 19
Quote:
Originally Posted by jonny1989 View Post
watch thows temps i OCed my ram to 1100MHz once and they got realy hot,like to hot and had to back down.
Someone forgot to give their memory a fan.
post #8 of 19
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I dont plan on oc'ing them as much as possible since they really aren't intended for oc'ing.. it is value ram from kingston.. i just want to see some sort of speed increase.. dont get me wrong.. this is a hell of a lot faster than my last machine.. a hp 2.8gh Pentium celeron with ddr like 700 somthing ram.. but i just like to see how far i can push my machine with only 3 fans.there is a lot of ariflow tho.. so im sure i can get something good out of it
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post #9 of 19
just one thing if your going to overclock bay Kingston ram ..hyperx is good stuff
    
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what do you meen by hyperx?

Edit: nvm its a type of kingston memory..
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