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Higher OCs on the CPU are by far better than tighter timings, If you become P95 stable now that your RAM on a divider slowly speed up your RAM and test for stability, OCing CPU will run your RAM at the same timings...Runnning RAM on divider nly changes the RAM speed in MHz, trust me no matter how much u know about memory it will always drive u nuts
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well, i was doing a little looking around online and it seems that corsair did their tests for this memory at 2.75v, right now, mine is at 2.6v, is this a big enough voltage diff. to affect performance? It seems like it is the memory so far this prime test is lasting longer than all the others at 2.5. Also the corsair site says 2-3-3-6 timings at 200mhz but the spd table in cpuz says 3-3-3-8?
post #13 of 35
dont get worried about memory volts...just try to stay below 3.0, 2.6 is usually the minimum volts for quality RAM
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should i bump it up to 2.75 to match what corsair says?
post #15 of 35
You might be able to squeeze a little more out of your processor, but it seems as though you may have reached your limits with your setup. What is your voltage to your memory? If you know your exact model and revision you can find out what type of IC chips your memory has on the Corsair Forums and then you can find out what type of voltage they like. Corsair switches these IC chips up quite a bit so you can go from one extreme to another in a matter of one revision. I guess my point is that you may need more or less voltage to your memory based on what type of IC chips you have.

This is a good thread on DFI Street Forum about chips and voltages they perform best at.
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post #16 of 35
voltage will only help frequency... it won't allow lower timings normally.
yea, dont worry too much about memory frequency either, cpu frequency matters more.
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post #17 of 35
it cant hurt anything upping the MEM volts...actually try 2.8, this is more than safe...it may give u a little stability
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post #18 of 35
FYI...Lower timings create more power consumtion, thus require a slightly higher Vdimm core
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post #19 of 35
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Wow, thank you guys for all your help! I have a feeling that the vdimm at 2.6 might have been the problem, I put it to 2.75. I just started a new run of prime and i have a good feeling about this one. these are the numbers. If i bomb this one than I will try it with the relaxed timings.

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sounds like a very intelligent plan...keep up the good work
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