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Is it considered "safe" to use A64 Tweaker for memory adjustments/testing within windows? I know that it is definitely better and safer to oc from the bios for the cpu but I was wondering if this was an exception to the rule.
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All I can suggest is try it out. Ive never tried it myself so I cant offer any opinion on it. But whats so hard with rebooting and changing settings in bios? This way it guarantees good results as far as stability testing goes.
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There isn't anything too hard about rebooting and changing things from the bios but if I can cut out all of the shut down, bios, reboot by just testing RAM changes within windows then I figure why not.
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post #4 of 7
True but I use memtest bootable so it runs right after I change settings in the bios. Just a suggestion man.
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Yeah, I've been using the memtest built into the bios, guess I just thought that having access to change all the settings with A64 Tweaker would give me a good idea of what kind of performance advantages different changes brought. I just don't know all the in's and out's of tweaking RAM well enough to know what is going to help peformance & stability, thought this might be the path to go but I'm sure you have a much better idea of how to go about that than I do so I'll trust your judgement and just do some more research. Thanks for the input man!
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post #6 of 7
Set your RAM to the highest safe voltage in the BIOS, add a fan if necessary and try out the A64T in Windows... many seem to like it for testing.
    
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Yeah, I already have a 90mm on this BH5 so I'll put it up to 3.4v or 3.5v once I find out how fast mhz wise it can run then I'll tweak with A64. (sorry for the pun)

Thanks for the input!
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