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Hi and sorry for this silly question:
I got my FSB @400MHz (x4=1600MHz) right now
and 4x4GB DDR3 1333 RAM which cpu-z says is running @400MHz
with a divider of 1:1.
But since the FSB is @1600MHz i`m overclocking the RAM or not ???
/* I don`t want to */
The timings have are tighter than they should be, they are 6-6-6-18 instead of 9-9-9-24 (or 21 i`m not shure).
Since I modified only the vcore+nbvolt and adjusted the FSB-frequency
and left everything else @[auto] i`m scared that my mobo is killing my RAM. /* or it downclocked my RAM which also would make may angry */
Thanks for your help and bringing some light in my scared, confused and dumb brain.
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You said that you left everything else at auto. Does that include your ram multiplier and timings?
    
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Originally Posted by Willanhanyard View Post
You said that you left everything else at auto. Does that include your ram multiplier and timings?
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Originally Posted by Willanhanyard View Post
You said that you left everything else at auto. Does that include your ram multiplier and timings?
Yes, these both i left also @[auto], that why i was/am confused since it`s strange that these [auto]-settings changes my timings (or i got some better G.Skill for what i`ve paid)
The point is like i wrote 1600MHz on a 1333MHz RAM is a bit much or am i that stupid.
Thanks like always for you affords and help!
Edited by Mr.Eiht - 1/3/11 at 5:22pm
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You're running at 800Mhz 6-6-6 instead of 1333Mhz 9-9-9. Change to the proper FSBRAM ratio and timings.
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Originally Posted by Mr.Eiht View Post
Yes, these both i left also @[auto], that why i was/am confused since it`s strange tht that [auto] changes my timings (or i got some better G.Skill for what i`ve paid)
Thee point is like i wrote 1600MHz on a 1333MHz RAM is a bit much or am i that stupid.
Thanks like always for you affords and help!
I would just try using whatever timings and speed your ram is rated for. Also, if your ram is running past it's rated clock speed or timings, it's perfectly fine. It's called over clocking your ram . Although, if you raise your dram voltage past 1.65v, there might be damage.
    
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