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hi guys i just changed my motherboard to a DFI LANPARTY DK P45-T2RS PLUS
i have 2 x 2gb geil black dragon pc2-6200. (in my sig)
i am just wondering why the CR is at 1T but in my other mobo is was a 2T.

also is this faster or slower or unstable? or what is the difference.
or will this stop me overclocking further?

i have a Q6600 b3 @ 3.1GHz which is stable under prime 95 for 5 hours.

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1T is faster but it can be unstable so I suggest you stress test your memory to be sure you can run it
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1T is better than 2T

Not sure how or why, but it is
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i have ran prime95 large fft (lots of ram tested) for about 6 hrs stable
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Quote:
Originally Posted by j.col View Post
i have ran prime95 large fft (lots of ram tested) for about 6 hrs stable
I'd still run memtest and if you pass that then you are good, I saw a lot of improvement in going from 2T to 1T, even Windows felt snappier (altho it could just be my head )
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Memtest doesn't have anything to do with Command Rate instability. IF Prime95 ran well ur good to go.
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Originally Posted by SadSoul View Post
Memtest doesn't have anything to do with Command Rate instability. IF Prime95 ran well ur good to go.
It did fail when I had my ram at 1T
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post #8 of 10
The CR 1T setting does give a small performance boost whilst also giving the system a snappier feel, if it'll run nice and stable at 1T (which it sounds like it will) leave it there.
Edited by orbiter - 1/23/11 at 5:01am
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Quote:
Originally Posted by SadSoul View Post
Memtest doesn't have anything to do with Command Rate instability. IF Prime95 ran well ur good to go.
This.

It's a common misconception. Always Prime95 blend/custom settings for RAM stressing.
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