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Poll Results: Would you rate Crucial Ballistix as the best Price > Performance Memory available?

 
  • 69% (261)
    Yes - Easily the best.
  • 30% (116)
    No - There is better.
377 Total Votes  
post #511 of 1096
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Wow.. BloodThirstyEmu, you ain't been on here for a while.

And yes, you should be able to do 1200Mhz. Most people with PC2 8500 kits can.
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post #512 of 1096
When I was overclocking my cpu, i was forced to change my ram's timings from 4-4-4-12 to 5-5-5-15. How much more voltage would I need to be able to bring the timings back to 4-4-4-12 stably?

When Ram Was Stock:
Speed: 800Mhz
Timings: 4-4-4-12
Voltage: 2.2v

Now:
Speed: 1000Mhz
Timings: 5-5-5-12
Voltage: 2.2v
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post #513 of 1096
Guys this is a sad sad day. I am switching back to G.Skill HZ's because my friend wants to trade with me since the sticks dont want to work in his new board. I'll still always keep the list updated though for this thread even though I wont be in it anymore
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Meh.
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post #514 of 1096
Nevermind my post above! I got the ram stable @ 4-4-4-12 2.3v
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post #515 of 1096
Tried overclocking the PC2-8500 with 4x1GB sticks. Couldnt get past 1085Mhz with 5-5-5-18 2T timings

Tried 2x1GB sticks, and suddenly went to 1230Mhz with 5-5-5-18-2T @2.4v

FSB is 1375Mhz. I bought the Q6600 from Ebay, but turned out to be the B3 edition.

Gonna sell for a G0 revision. Can't get past 361x9Multi (3.25Ghz) on the B3... Gets very hot upto 65C.

Haven't got the latest BIOS for the 680i, don't know if it will make any difference...
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post #516 of 1096
NOOOOOOOOOOOO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


My newegg order of 2 packs of 2x1gb Tracers missed the Fedex delivery truck by an hour. So I have to pick them up tomorrow.
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post #517 of 1096
New Ballistix owner here! Well, Ballistix tracer anyway.

here are the specs:

Crucial Ballistix Tracer DDR2 PC6400
Running at 803.6 (haven't OCed yet)
Timing: 4-4-4-12-2T
Voltage: 1.85v
Size: 2x1GB

I am anxious to see how this stuff overclocks. I am still working on the processor.
post #518 of 1096
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Originally Posted by BoLLyRaJa View Post
Tried overclocking the PC2-8500 with 4x1GB sticks. Couldnt get past 1085Mhz with 5-5-5-18 2T timings

Tried 2x1GB sticks, and suddenly went to 1230Mhz with 5-5-5-18-2T @2.4v

FSB is 1375Mhz. I bought the Q6600 from Ebay, but turned out to be the B3 edition.

Gonna sell for a G0 revision. Can't get past 361x9Multi (3.25Ghz) on the B3... Gets very hot upto 65C.

Haven't got the latest BIOS for the 680i, don't know if it will make any difference...
It gets very hot because of your not very good cooling.
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post #519 of 1096
These are my temps right now :

CPU Idle 42C System Idle 36C

CPU Load 65C System Load 42C

I have reapplied the Zalman thermal grease on the heatsink and cpu, but the temps havent changed much.
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post #520 of 1096
Heres a shot of my new kit...2gb PC8500..currently running 1094mhz, 5-5-5-15 @ 2.1v

Attachment 62242 I plan on going a little higher...but am trying to keep voltage down for 24/7 SMP use
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