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Because 1:1 means everything will run fully with no bottleneck. If your RAM is faster than your CPU it will bottleneck somewhere, and vicea versa.
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Originally Posted by aznDANNYazn View Post
btw...ive been reading up with my free time, and i read somewhere when OCing ram, either tighten up the timings with moderate MHz OC will do the same at "looser" timings with higher MHz. any truth behind that?

thanks again
As before, keep tweaking and testing. Most will tell you to find the limits of your processor first and then work on OCing the RAM. Each processor/RAM combo will behave differently (even when comparing identical components in a different system), and you'll have to find the "sweet spot" where the bandwidth and latency compliment each other producing the best performance.

I used to believe that 1:1 was the way to go, until someone in the Forums suggested raising the strap. When I saw my results, I knew my CL3 RAM needed to be permanently loosened for higher MHz and greater bandwidth.
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Thanks ALOT for the input fellas. Hopefully thursday I will be able to tweak my ram a little. This computer tuning stuff is an ADDICTION lol. My rig stock is more than enough for what I do...but I to keep pushing it lol.
    
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