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Ok i kno this whole speed over timings thing has been going for a while but have a few ques, what makes the ram run hotter the speed or the timings?
Second thing is my ram ratio i know 1:1 is best but every time I try it sux and i get better results with highly oced ram than a 1:1 ratio so do u guys think I should change it?
Third and last question for all of u guys who use speed fan does do the temps look normal or is it bsing me? (my cooler is a cool master hyper 48}
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Higher frequency and voltage is what make memory hot. I don't thing think the timmings affect it really, the timmings just specify how much cycles (Hz) it take for each step of the process reading or writing take.

If you set your memory at 1:1 you will be able to overclock that cpu a lot more before your memory frequency get too high and become unstable. And then the speed will be better.

Tho I am not sure how high a FSB max Nforce 4/5 boards can reach.
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i cant get it to 1200 i hit a wall even a 1.4vcore and loose timings and stock timeings
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Originally Posted by mugan23 View Post
ok i kno this whole speed over timings thing has been going for a while but my question, what makes the ram run hotter the speed or the timings?
second thing is mr ram ratio i know 1:1 is best but every time i rey it sux and i get perter results with highly oced ram than a 1:1 ratio so do u guys think i should change it?
third and last question for all of u guys who use speed fan does do the temps look normal or is it bsing me (my cooler is a cool master hyper 48
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WOW!! i cant justify my self there. I was a little sleepy and tired when i was writing it. I cant believe i wrote me ram ratio
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You just have to do what's fastest for you (while still being stable). I've mentioned before that I like 1:1 timings if at all possible, but every case is different. I'm not sure what speeds your motherboard is capable of handling, but I think you mentioned that you're having trouble getting it to 1200 (or 300FSB). If this is the case, then you'd definitely be underclocking your RAM's specs which is usually not recommended. Especially since your RAM seems to be OC'ing above 800MHz with good timings. You may actually want to run a divider in your case to maximize potential. (Or possibly consider purchasing a new motherboard like this DS3 for a decent price - but I hate simply saying "buy new hardware" to people.... it's up to you).

Your Processor temps seem to be a bit high, but I'd recommend running TAT or CoreTemp to be sure Speedfan isn't just misreading them (It's been known to happen). If you're actually running ~46C at Idle @ 2.0GHz, that seems a bit odd. You may want to re-seat that puppy with some Arctic Silver 5 and check the temps again.
    
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its not idle is half load am folding
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its not idle is half load am folding
Ah, I see. What is the Idle temp?
    
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