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Ive never tried overclocking memory and now that I want to and can I cant figure this damn thing out.

Ive been reading all the memory guides and I still cant seem to figure out how to over clock my memory to 1066. I have changed the timmings, but it still reads as 800.

If any one has an Asus M3A79-T Board or any clue as to how i can over clock my memory, please lend a hand and help a brother out. This is getting frustrating.
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When you overclock your processor. It overclocks your RAM.(Changing the reference clock.)
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When you overclock your processor. It overclocks your RAM.(Changing the reference clock.)
Yeah but unless i change my refrence clock to something above 250mhz , it wont be 1066. 250 Is unstable for me even with my multipliers lowered to set stock speed for CPU and HT back to normal.
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Yeah but unless i change my refrence clock to something above 250mhz , it wont be 1066. 250 Is unstable for me even with my multipliers lowered to set stock speed for CPU and HT back to normal.
Yeah, I've tried doing that as well. It didn't work for me so I stopped immediately. But I believe that's the only way you can do it. I may be wrong though.
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The higher the CPU bus goes the more you'll have to up the NB and SB voltage to attain stability for both the CPU and RAM.

You won't likely hit an exacct 1066 speed but perhaps somewhere near that or beyond dependent on the CPU multiplier and bus speed with relative voltage adjustment.

If you simply what to get DDR2 800 to run at DDR2 1066, try relaxing the CAS and upping the vdimm to the recommended max.
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i have messed with the timings , not sure what loosening up the CAS actuall means, but my ram is set at 4-4-4-12, ive read a bunch of atricles saying the ballistix OC and used their timings 6-5-6-15 , and 5-4-5-14 @ 2V.
Those settings dont change the speed of the ram, they still operate at 400mhz
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