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http://www.tomshardware.com/2006/03/...k_frequencies/

Nice little test they did there, wasnt fully inclusive but it was rather enlightening to me.
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Long read but a very good and through article!
    
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yeah still didnt help with what i should run, but definatly a good read - especially if your not sure about memory overclocking. (general idea but no clearification on whats better)
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yeah i learned a bit from it as i have been trying to find reason how much running a divider and swithcing my ram timings will really affect me. This dfi doesnt seem to like my ram at all. Anything over 215 on the ram it just isnt stable at all.
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Have you manually set the LDT?
4x up to 250MHz above that 3x for up to 333.
What vdimm are you using?
Have you tried the dividers?
    
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Have you manually set the LDT?
4x up to 250MHz above that 3x for up to 333.
What vdimm are you using?
Have you tried the dividers?
1. The LDT is at x3 for over 250 FSB speeds, i dont like going over a 1000ht

2. Ive tried everythig form 2.5 to 3.0 vdimm and none of them seem make a difference as it still faisl the 30 min occt test in about 2 min. Corsair suggests 2.75 vdimm and i set my ram at 2.70 with the +.03 option in the dfi bios. SO itll average around that. Ive been told several places that DFI boards dont like corsair XMS ram. Ill assume its bh-5 or maybe ch-5 because i can't tell what revision the RAM is. From what ive read the bh-5 and ch-5 like tigher timings and more vdimm.

3. My ram doest like any divider other than the 166/333 divider. It doesnt like the 180/360 or 150/300 divider. The suggested timings form corsair are 2-3-3-6 and it likes it at 250 fsb with the 166/333 divider but anything over that i fail occt 30 min test. BTW i use the orange slot because thats what i was told was best for 2 sticks. Ive tried everything from 2-2-2-5 to 3-4-4-10. I followed the dfi-street 20 page guide by ajusting my Dram idle time and Trc also to suggested settings. I just dont get a CPu stable and perfect at 1.4v with 250 fsb and prime stable for 24 hours and a 5 mhz bump up to 1.55 vcore wont even come close to stable. There has to be something im missing here.

Throw out anything else you think i might need to change because i know it can go further.

p.s. i turned off cpu thorttleing today too, never noticed it before.
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here is what she is set at right now.
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