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kingston ddr2 667 @ddr2 800 too high?

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My board is not a very good overclocker and i knew this when i got it so when it came to ocing my 6300 i was fine with 2.1ghz but i realized that the features on the board made lots oc ocing room for the ram i just want to know if its too high if i will fry my ram or something, my ram came at ddr2 667-cl5.5.5.15.20
now its at ddr2 820 with the same timings am still trying to get the ram ratio to 1:1 . another que should i down clock the ram if i cant get a 1to1 ratio is it better off or what?
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have you run memtest?
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yes even cpu stress tests and pcmark 05 but its not like a cpu where u get temps but i got a heat spreader and a fan over it
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I was running mine at 824Mhz no problem... tho I lowered them just in case
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My RAM is rated as DDR2 800 and I am running at 968MHz 2T 5-5-5-15 at the moment with +0.1 voltage.

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My ratio is 2:3

Making your RAM run faster doesn't do much harm. It'll produce more heat than normal.

Only Voltage can fry it. Overclocking won't. Though making it run faster do produce more heat, so keep that in mind.

EDIT: If your RAM runs too high, you won't be able to boot and will have to reset CMOS to bring your BIOS back to default.
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well i am running it on 2.10v and its rated for 1.8-2.0
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so can any one tell me what the ratio is all about and how much it matters cuz mine is
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