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Hi

I wanted to know whether adding a heatspreder will allow u to overclock ram a bit higher ar is it still down to the brand of memmory used?
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it might and might not.... im not to sure though, i dont think it will allow you to OC any more than it is, your better off getting low latency OCing memory if u wanna OC more
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Originally Posted by Vasco
Hi

I wanted to know whether adding a heatspreder will allow u to overclock ram a bit higher ar is it still down to the brand of memmory used?
Heatspreaders won't effect your OC, it comes down to the sticks being used. Heatspreaders will just help lowering temps and maybe help stability. Like pbasil said, get some low latency ram to overclock, or just use a divider.
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dont bother buying that crap....especially for some value memory, lol....even if they did allow you to oc, it would only be a couple mhz. Put a fan on your memory if you want the best way to increase your OC.
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Yes, a fan will help you more than anything else in cooling your RAM.
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by blocking air flow, a heat spreader can actually cause your ram to heat up more...Ram heatspreaders have pretty much always been for looks and not really any fuctional purpose
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