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How far can Corsair Dominator 1600Mhz be overclocked too?!

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Hi guys,

I have recently purchased 8GB of the following Dominator memory...

http://www.overclockers.co.uk/showpr...odid=MY-288-CS

Although this is sold as 1600MHz, in the bios the memory is automaticaly set to 1333Mhz.

My question to you guys is.. can this memory be taken upto either 1866Mhz or 2000Mhz stable and safely?

Thank you in advance for any replies...

Regards,

Kirk
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post #2 of 7
well I gotten mine up to 1800+ with no problem whatsoever.
Havent tried 2000 as of yet.
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post #3 of 7
They will only go up to 2000mhz. I have tried more but it doesnt boot when i set it. Timinngs on about 2000mhz is 9 9 9 27 2T also use 200mV in voltage settings
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Depends on the stick.
Performance on the label somewhat guaranteed, anything after that is luck of the draw.
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It really depends on the set. One set I used wouldn't increase clock speed much but went from 9-9-9-24-2T to 6-7-6-18-1T. Another set hit 2000mhz with ease without loosening timings and might have gone farther with more voltage.
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in dat case, which rams have better chances of exceeding stock settings?
 
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Quote:
Originally Posted by enrell View Post
in dat case, which rams have better chances of exceeding stock settings?
Brand wise?

I love Mushkin.

I got my DDR2 Mushkin from 800 to 1254 on stock timings.

Hopefully their newer stuff can do the same.
    
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