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post #11 of 18
I would be nice if the ram could match.

Such as:
4 x 512mb
Or
2 1gig sticks.
Aslo make sure there all the same speed. If you have PC3200 ram and you add PC2700 ram. All the ram will run at the lower PC2700 ram speed. ((333mhz i believe))
But you got to do what you got to do to increase the performance i always say.
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post #12 of 18
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Ok, ill just get another with 2 512's.
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post #13 of 18
Quote:
Originally Posted by cappy
Ok, ill just get another with 2 512's.
That will work, it willl hurt your overclocking and you might not even be able to get the 4 sitcks up to 200 MHZ, I had a lot of hassles with my 4 sitcks but it outperformed the 2 x 512mb sticks ten fold
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Stock cooling only lets me get to 2.42 before going past the 50°C mark. While folding, its at 47.
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The RAM will not like the higher speeds now, either will the CPU. Will take a little bit more playing around especialy with timings and having a weaker drive strength seemed to help me a little also. Lots of tweaking coming up for you.
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post #16 of 18
Yup, AMD's do not like 4 sticks of RAM. It overloads the memory controller.
post #17 of 18
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Ill be buying the BT soon to, so more overclocking, trying anyway.
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post #18 of 18
Quote:
Originally Posted by Namrac
^^Not completely true... If you want it to run okay on max settings, then you need 2 Gigs, but medium-high or medium, 1 Gig is fine.
Not entirely true, just because other aspects wern't elaborated on doesn't make it a half truth ...of what was said it sure is.


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Yup, AMD's do not like 4 sticks of RAM. It overloads the memory controller.
^^ Not entirely true, the nForce chip is also part of the equasion.
    
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