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I'm running 2x2gb DDR2 PNY XLR8 800mhz, slightly overclocked (5% OC from AI Tuner in Asus mobo Bios)

PNY says these run at 4-4-4-12 @ 2.0v, which they do, but I'm just wondering if the bios correctly set everything else:


I've been reading random stuff about tRC, and it sounds like mines set way too high. Any ideas?
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The trc is high, 15-20 should probably work. Also the command rate might run 1T stable. I recommend you change one setting at time and run memtest to check if its stable.
    
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post #3 of 6
Be carefull with ram timings.
memorialize all current settings ie: tRC., before you adjust
If you go too far, it may not post, and just spin the fans with no post.
so go slowly and research,
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Well aside from the 4-4-4-12, and the voltage, its set to auto, so that wont be a problem. Whats the benefit of 1T vs 2T?

Edit: Alright I'm running at 22 tRC (Thats what the RAM's EPP says it uses, though my mobo didnt read the EPP right, clearly) and 1 command per clock. Everything seems fine for now, I'll have to run memtest soon.
Edited by Apk - 2/14/11 at 4:08pm
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Some good reading right here at OCN on that subject >
http://www.overclock.net/amd-memory/...ate-there.html
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Hmmm I tried gaming with 1T and it just didn't work. Crashing constantly. Switch back to 2T and it runs fine. I see no difference, I'll just stick to this. I could up the voltage to see if that helps, but these sticks already run hot
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