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post #1141 of 1640
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That Crucial DDR800 ram at 1109MHz WOW
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Wow 150Mhz overclock and with all 4 DIMMs populated

I wonder what kind of IC's are on that Crucial set....
They are original Ballistix Tracers. I've seen a few sets do 1100mhz. They have really good IC's, I'll try to dig them up.

But ya gotta remember, K10/K10.5 IMC's don't have the issue with 4 sticks like the K8's did.
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post #1142 of 1640
ill join i love AMD
http://valid.canardpc.com/show_oc.php?id=663345
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post #1143 of 1640
Hey,

im in
got not validation, but my cpu is running @ 3.0ghz, so only 15% oc, and its all stable for hours and hours of gaming xD
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post #1144 of 1640
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Originally Posted by Tator Tot View Post
They are original Ballistix Tracers. I've seen a few sets do 1100mhz. They have really good IC's, I'll try to dig them up.

But ya gotta remember, K10/K10.5 IMC's don't have the issue with 4 sticks like the K8's did.
Hmm Tracers Mmm good shtuff...

4x ram slots populated and overclocking stable. That makes sense If one considers the new Ganged vs Unganged ram modes.
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post #1145 of 1640
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But ya gotta remember, K10/K10.5 IMC's don't have the issue with 4 sticks like the K8's did.
Tator, a user (Dopamin3) recently posted a interesting read about running 8GB (4x2GB) of memory at DDR2-1066. I thought it was an interesting read: http://www.ocztechnologyforum.com/fo...ad.php?t=56246. Apparently it's not so easy running 4 DIMMs at that speed
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post #1146 of 1640
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Hmm Tracers Mmm good shtuff...

4x ram slots populated and overclocking stable. That makes sense If one considers the new Ganged vs Unganged ram modes.
It helps, but the updated IMC is what really makes it possible.

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Tator, a user (Dopamin3) recently posted a interesting read about running 8GB (4x2GB) of memory at DDR2-1066. I thought it was an interesting read: http://www.ocztechnologyforum.com/fo...ad.php?t=56246. Apparently it's not so easy running 4 DIMMs at that speed
It is and it isn't.

The IMC doesn't like to run 4 sticks at DDR2 1066, but overclock that far is not as hard if you have a bit of luck an tenacity. Also, the time to tweak helps.
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post #1147 of 1640
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The IMC doesn't like to run 4 sticks at DDR2 1066, but overclock that far is not as hard if you have a bit of luck an tenacity. Also, the time to tweak helps.
Tator, yeah that is exactly what I was thinking as well. There is another thread that I've been posting in that had a user with a similar question/issue. I informed him that he still would be able to overclock up to those speeds (533Mhz). The kicker is he has a Black Edition processor so he'll have no choice but to raise the reference clock and play with the dividers. But as you mentioned above much tweaking is probably required...
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Tator, yeah that is exactly what I was thinking as well. There is another thread that I've been posting in that had a user with a similar question/issue. I informed him that he still would be able to overclock up to those speeds (533Mhz). The kicker is he has a Black Edition processor so he'll have no choice but to raise the reference clock and play with the dividers. But as you mentioned above much tweaking is probably required...
I've been able to do it with just 1 tweak.
CPU-NB + .1v

That was on the Gigabyte 790FX-UD5

All 4 sticks running on the 1066 divider with stock settings.

Though, its very board reliant what you need to do, but it's fairly possible. Even my $50 Jetway 780G was able to do it. Just takes time and some creative thinking.

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Tator, sounds like a combination of a few things is required
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post #1150 of 1640
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Tator, sounds like a combination of a few things is required
I say just roll up your sleeves and dive into it.

But for the most part, I haven't found a board that can't do it.

780G's, 790X's, 790FX's, 790GX's.

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