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post #1 of 9
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Hey!

I would like to know how important are ramsinks when overclocking? I can get my ram clock from 400 to 441. After that i get artifacts. Should ramsinks get me higher?

I got MSI RX2400PRO. Where should i put the ramsinks? Do i have to put them on the bottom?


Or is my ram covered by that BIG heatsink?



Thanks!
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post #2 of 9
You most likely hit your limit. but ram sinks go on those memory chips It really isn't needed but every little thing helps.

And Also Strap a fan on that big MSI heatsink....
That will help alot.
post #3 of 9
They are mostly for aestethics. Not needed for any but the fastest cards.
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post #4 of 9
Zero point in putting ramsinks on that card.
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post #5 of 9
Only for the high end cards and ones intended for ocing
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So you think I wont get any extra mHz with ramsinks? Looks like i wont buy then.
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post #7 of 9
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Originally Posted by Andr3az View Post
So you think I wont get any extra mHz with ramsinks? Looks like i wont buy then.
Probably, but max 1 or 2 extra MHz Small enough for it to be random.
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I'd say maybe, if you are putting this in a HTPC, then yes as there tends to be little air flow, if it is a normal case (with probably decent air flow) then no not really needed.
    
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I've had absolutely no luck with putting ramsinks on my slower cards. Doesn't improve the memory speed one bit. But you may get better results, I don't know.
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