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Faster RAM. That's about it, really. The FSB difference is not noticeable.
thanks

And thanks for the people who helped me on this issue
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its your ram underclock your ram and u can get to 3.4
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post #13 of 19
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its your ram underclock your ram and u can get to 3.4
Not sure what your on about lol
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If you lower the CPU : RAM Ratio, you can theoretically run your CPU at 400 FSB, and your RAM will still be running at stock speeds.
    
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post #15 of 19
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If you lower the CPU : RAM Ratio, you can theoretically run your CPU at 400 FSB, and your RAM will still be running at stock speeds.
well if im gonna try 3.4 on a 9 multi, the fsb will hav to be 377 or 378 and with the memory multi on 2.00 that will declock my ram.
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well if im gonna try 3.4 on a 9 multi, the fsb will hav to be 377 or 378 and with the memory multi on 2.00 that will declock my ram.
400*9 then? Try it
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400*9 then? Try it
Is that starting to push past the 1.45 volt my peak limit ? or could I be lucky >_>?
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post #18 of 19
If you had to go from 1.350v at 3.2GHz to 1.425v at 3.4GHz, expect a greater margin of increased voltage to get it to 3.6GHz. In other words, it's likely to need 1.500v or more, but give it a try. Maybe you'll find a happy medium between 3.4 and 3.6GHz.

And remember, RAM running a little below 400MHz (800 effective) isn't a big deal. It can even improve performance if you're able to tighten the timings even more, especially in games as those tend to prefer tighter timings over faster speeds.
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If you had to go from 1.350v at 3.2GHz to 1.425v at 3.4GHz, expect a greater margin of increased voltage to get it to 3.6GHz. In other words, it's likely to need 1.500v or more, but give it a try. Maybe you'll find a happy medium between 3.4 and 3.6GHz.

And remember, RAM running a little below 400MHz (800 effective) isn't a big deal. It can even improve performance if you're able to tighten the timings even more, especially in games as those tend to prefer tighter timings over faster speeds.
Only AMD benefits from tighter timings Intel systems have lower latencies at higher speeds.
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