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im getting 2 more GB of ram, so total is 4gb of sli ready memory. i have the option in the bios to max OC my memory. Is that better than just doing it manually with 1:1 ratio?
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No, I'd recommend going into your memory part of the BIOS and manually changing the speed with the dividers available. Most of the things like you are talking about are juts there for gimmick, although if there was nothing else, then it would be good. But more than likely, you can tweak it better manually
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thanks, i have my times at 5-7-7-21T is that high?? should i change it?
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thanks, i have my times at 5-7-7-21T is that high?? should i change it?
Yeah man, you can get them lower...you have OCZ, lol...you might have to go up a bit on the memory voltages to get it where you want it....check the maximum memory voltages on it by going to newegg.com and looking your memory up and finding its specs....or on the ocz website.
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what would the ideal timing be? i can go up to 2.35 without breaking my warranty.
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Well, you can find your tightest settings at the max voltage...but read this here to find which of the timings are more important.

http://www.overclock.net/faqs/91483-...ghlight=Memory
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i went into my bios and did 5-5-5-21 1T on 2.1 volts and then when i started it up again, it went to a long beep and thne started and my bios said i had to go back and fix it. my auto settings on the memory are 5-7-7-7-22 2T
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How fast do you have your memory going?

OH....the 1T messed you up probably...

Try tighter timings but with 2 T

You'll definitely have to mess around with it. After you get it to where you think it's good and stable, run memtest86 on it for a few hours to make sure it definitely is stable...either that or run OCCT. Either will tell you if you are stable.
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I read about SLI Memory (can't remember where), and that it's kind of a joke. Leave it off in your BIOS and overclock manually, you'll probably get your best performance that way.
    
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I read about SLI Memory (can't remember where), and that it's kind of a joke. Leave it off in your BIOS and overclock manually, you'll probably get your best performance that way.
Yeah, the SLI part is a gimmick...lol

You pay for your memory to have SLI labeled on it i guess....no idea where they get the idea that memory could speed up your sli setup, lmao
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