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my ram is set to auto

the only thing i messed around was with the cpu.


if i mess with ram.. wouldnt it mess it up worse??

hmm?
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The Auto settings are fine up to a point, but your BSODs suggest that your system is already far beyond that point already.

There is no effective shortcut (that I know about) when it comes to optimizing RAM. And it's not simply a matter of using someone else's settings on it either. Either you take the time to tweak RAM properly, or you take RAM out of the equation as much as you possibly can by using the highest divider on it and not mess with it any more.
    
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Well, my main question is why your DDR400 is running lower than stock (from your SS's that's what it appears to be doing). Putting your RAM to stock speeds shouldn't hurt anything.
    
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Well, my main question is why your DDR400 is running lower than stock (from your SS's that's what it appears to be doing). Putting your RAM to stock speeds shouldn't hurt anything.
Methinks the IMC slows the RAM down because there are four DIMMs? Especially if the RAM settings are on Auto.
    
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Methinks the IMC slows the RAM down because there are four DIMMs? Especially if the RAM settings are on Auto.
IIRC, you're right--I forgot about that. Also defaults them to 2T timings I think.
    
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ok guys..

i have 2 Sticks of ram..

2 x Kingstone 1gb pc3200.... kvr1gb/400
or w/e the thing is.

they are exactlly the same.

both of them in the 2 black slots of the mobo (the ones futher away from the cpu)

they are running stock, i have not messed with the ram AT ALL. its all at stock.

the only thing i messed is put the HT to 4x, cpu multi 11.5 and x250

thats all, no vcore power.. or anything. thats all.


im gonna keep it for a few days.. but if it gives me troubles i guess ill just return the ram and those money can go on ddr2.. for another one.

but its really cool that i overclocked that much, i just wish i could keep it stable
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I'm sorry, but not a chance. My rig only pulls 5500 in 3dmark06, and an x1950pro, while not a new card by any means, is more powerful than an 8500gt...

Re. the OP--yeah, that RAM isn't helping much--why such low clocks on it--is it not DDR400? Why won't it run stock? That's odd. Also, seems like from the 3dmark SS, your CPU is at 2.4GHz. That will bottleneck the GPU somewhat, but what kind of performance are you getting in games? And what res are you using?
I am sorry but did you read page two by any chance? I realized I had misread his 3DMark score and made a post saying I did..I might go back and fix my first post to reflect this...

And on the post on page three about my computer being named Swamp Thing, no I just made it up on the fly..It is named after one of my creatures in Spore CC...

Now lets please quit spamming this guys topic.
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LOLOLOLOL!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


HAHAHAHAHAA!!

i just got owned...

so i thought to myself... "I changed 2CPU's and 2VIDEO CARDS... and i didnt reinstall windows... what if i reinstall it ??? "

so i reinstalled windows xp .. and sp2.
installed latest drivers from 8800gts.

downloaded 3dmark06.

ran the test


EVERYTHING STOCK! EVERYTHING..

and not with 3gb of ram... but with 2gb of pc3200
i got 9027!!!!!!!

on STOCK SPEEDS!



lol with the old windows + 3gb of ram.. i had what? 7078.. and with just a fresh copy of windows.. 9027....

2k.

funny aint it?
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post #39 of 42
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ok so someone explain this to me..


1st time i get 7078 on 3dmark06..
i overclock to 2.852 and i get 9221.

I reinstall windows..
EVERYTHING on stock
i get 9027

i overclock to 2.875
and i get 9883



a 850+ pts.. from 2.4 to 2.8

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so really nobody knows why the 1st time i got 7k and on overclock from 2.4 to 2.8 i got 9k

and reinstalled windows, go 9k, oc'ed to 2.8 and i got 9.8k

hmm/>
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