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Hi.
I'm interested in overclocking my RAM to a higher speed.
But, i am unable to find any guides at the internet to explain the process, or well, i found some, but all of them where outdated.
Can any of you explain it to me, or link to a guide if you know one?
My current system can be seen under this post.
Thanks.



/Cyberbot
Edited by Cyberbot - 2/8/09 at 3:38am
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post #2 of 26
How-to overclock
http://www.geekstogo.com/forum/How-t...ck-t11177.html

Memory Overclocking
http://www.hardwaresecrets.com/article/152

Beginners Guides: Overclocking the CPU, Motherboard & Memory
http://www.pcstats.com/articleview.cfm?articleID=1804
Edited by Juggalo23451 - 2/8/09 at 4:01am
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post #3 of 26
Your Doms will probably do about 1110 MHz 5-5-5-15 2.0v
They won't gain much (and may lose performance) by raising the voltage higher.
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Ok, now this might be a dumb question, but what is Dom?
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Ha ha LOL he means the memory you have the Corsair Dominators.
    
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post #6 of 26
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Quote:
Originally Posted by smokinbonz View Post
Ha ha LOL he means the memory you have the Corsair Dominators.
Lol Well, i warned you, dumb question
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post #7 of 26
Quote:
Originally Posted by smokinbonz View Post
Ha ha LOL he means the memory you have the Corsair Dominators.
I thought he was just a noob and meant DIMMs...

But ya, it's all about how your RAM speed relates to your FSB, so your options are somewhat limited. Higher RAM speeds give a higher performance gain, generally speaking, than tight timings.
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post #8 of 26
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*ops*
Edited by Cyberbot - 2/8/09 at 9:24am
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post #9 of 26
dont overclock it, it shortens the life down alot!
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Do you think i would need coolers or is a good airflow enough?
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