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post #1 of 11
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Hey :=)

So I've got a few upgrades and wanted to know what you guys think is next :=)


I plan on upgrading graphic cards when 600 series come out.. from nvidia Hopefully before my 460's become bottlenecks.


Is there anything or am I well suited for now ?
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post #2 of 11
Could do your memory to 1600 and an SSD Everything else looks fine.
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Better Ram.
    
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post #4 of 11
This is an easy one!

SSD, hands down.
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post #5 of 11
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I've tried running 1600 mhz CL9 on these , 1.5V but I got a BSOD yesterday (been running great for a few days) and then it posted "Overclocking failure" on startup, so I changed it to 1333mhz CL8 and it worked. I don't know why


SSD indeed I thought of that Just got a WD black (6gb /s) which speeded things up a bit aswell, but yes SSD might be next thing.. But I heard about some new ones so I thought I'd wait.
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post #6 of 11
I'd also get a second Caviar Black and put that in a RAID0 with your other Black, but that's just me.
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post #7 of 11
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Thing is I JUST bought these memory with the SB.. So would be stupid to change them already


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post #8 of 11
Quote:
Originally Posted by IzorkX View Post
I've tried running 1600 mhz CL9 on these , 1.5V but I got a BSOD yesterday (been running great for a few days) and then it posted "Overclocking failure" on startup, so I changed it to 1333mhz CL8 and it worked. I don't know why

Try it again with 1.65V.

edit: Don't forget to bump up QPI voltage if you need to.

editx2: Actually, I'm not sure going to 1600 from 1333 is even worth it if you have to loosen your timings to get there.
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post #9 of 11
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Try it again with 1.65V.

edit: Don't forget to bump up QPI voltage if you need to.

editx2: Actually, I'm not sure going to 1600 from 1333 is even worth it if you have to loosen your timings to get there.
From factory they're 1600mhz cl7 1.35v.. but they wont post with that
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post #10 of 11
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From factory they're 1600mhz cl7 1.35v.. but they wont post with that
Wait, what? Your memory isn't running stable at what it's rated for? You need to RMA those and get a new kit, then.
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