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Right, well I know how to overclock the CPU but when it comes to RAM i'm lost. I've looked in my bois and theres more settings to change than most I see which are like 4-4-4-12-1 or something, theres like 10 timings to change. I think I need to change the CL, tRCD, tRP, tRAS, tRC, CR, but thats only looking at cpu-z. So, which of these do i change?
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Anybody?
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Here are some good threads and FAQ's to check out on memory:

http://www.overclock.net/faqs/26706-...s-dummies.html

http://www.overclock.net/amd-memory/...explained.html

http://www.overclock.net/amd-memory/...-dividers.html

.... some good reading there.... hopefully they will help.
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Thanks, turns out my pc wont boot with the timings changed.
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If it won't boot it most likely means you have the DRAM Voltage on "Auto" which the default setting of 1.8v. You can try raising it to 1.9v~2.0v and should allow you to tighten the timings a bit, ie. 4-4-4-15.
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