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Just wanted to know whether you lose stability when running with a divider?
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A divider actually gives you more stability by sacrificing memory speed and bandwidth.
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A divider basically slows your memory down.

For example, a 6:5 ratio (in favor of the processor) will make your memory run at 5/6ths the speed of your processor. This usually used on the faster OC's (or where you have low quality RAM) where the memory becomes the weakest link in the rig. Usually this allows for the RAM to run tighter timings as well.
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