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I want to overclock my memory (http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820146117) and I was wondering what the basic rules for overclocking memory are.

Is there a method to tweaking the timings? Should I just try lower ones and test with memtest86? Should I increase mhz in small increments? How much voltage should I need, and what is safe?
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Tweaked it a little and I'm at 4-4-4-12. Seems pretty stable, survived memtest for 1&1/2 hrs. Next I'll try tweaking the mhz...any tips???
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if you are satisfied with the memory overclock, do a stress test in orthos for at least 8h, 24 preferably. Its a good idea because if there is something wrong with your settings, or the ram doesnt like what youve done, you could move on to overclock something else and have ram-errors but think its related to your current OC. Know what I mean?
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i dont know how you do it in intel but what i do is find tight timings like lower each one by one and then go for mhz i got the hp2's andi run em at 950 wiht 4-4-4-12
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