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ok i just finished building this rig, kinda new to overclocking. last night i was trying some things, and i cant get my ram to pull anything decent. i had my opti benched out to 9x250 3xHT 1.45 vcore and my comp wouldnt boot without the ram at DDR266 with 3-5-5-16 timings with vdd at 2.9
what am i doing wrong, or does my ram just suck
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i could really use the help!!
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Have you got a link to the specific RAM modules you are using ?

9 x 250MHz and a x 3 HT is like only 750MHz you should either raise the fsb or lift the HT to x 4.

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http://www.zipzoomfly.com/jsp/Produc...tCode=85002-18
this is the ram what do you think is wrong
i thought that ht frequency X fsb had to stay below 1000
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post #5 of 15
Okay so the RAM is PC3200 or DDR400.

Now just a quick heads up on the RAM in simple terms.
DDR is double rate so DDR400 is actually 200MHz so if you are running it at 266MHz then you have a DDR or effective speed of 532MHz which is most likely out of range (to high for that RAM).

You need to use a divider to drop the RAM speed down closer to it's rated speed.

as for the HT keep it as close to 1000MHz as you can. If you go over 9x250MHz then you will need to lower the HT to x 3.


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post #6 of 15
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i think the ram is actually running at ddr266 not 266mhz
because stock it was at 400mhz
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post #7 of 15
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and how do i use a divider, is it something i need to setup or do i just need to do the math myself
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post #8 of 15
Stock would be 200 MHz, or atleast on my board it is. Try running your FSB at 250 and your ram on auto.
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post #9 of 15
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Originally Posted by Sugarcolt0414
i think the ram is actually running at ddr266 not 266mhz
because stock it was at 400mhz
No stock speed it is 200MHz which when doubled (hence DDR) is 400MHz.

Post a screenshot of cpu-z CPU and memory and SPD tabs..you can download it..here
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post #10 of 15
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here it is
crap no link hold on
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