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Originally Posted by hobosrock696 View Post
Running dual channel = worse overclock and truthfully (correct me if I'm wrong) memory bandwidth isn't going to kill performance just nudge it in a slightly negative direction.

Edit: A bit of looking on google shows that the performance change is tiny with an on die memory controller. You will see little if any difference.
Worse?
Dual channel won't cause any problems with overclocking over single channel or 1 DIMM. With dual channel vs single channel, the difference is actually quite huge; the differences are noticeable in anything. Only 4 DIMMs and with certain revision processors will hamper your OC.
post #22 of 32
I have a phenom II x4 955 c3 revision. My cpu had an improved imc and with 4 dimms ddr3 @ 1600 it wont oc much at all. Heat is a bit of an issue but a 100 mhz boost wont run stable for 24 hours. Always ends in a memory dump.

I am not saying you are wrong I'm just saying my personal experience has been different from what you are saying.
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I have a phenom II x4 955 c3 revision. My cpu had an improved imc and with 4 dimms ddr3 @ 1600 it wont oc much at all. Heat is a bit of an issue but a 100 mhz boost wont run stable for 24 hours. Always ends in a memory dump.

I am not saying you are wrong I'm just saying my personal experience has been different from what you are saying.
How much CPU-NB voltage are you using? It shouldn't hamper an OC all too much, just mainly NB frequency achievable but the core frequency shouldn't take too much of a hit, although it definitely will a little.
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I never tried upping the nb voltage while overclocking the processor but I did touch the voltage without overclocking and changing it made my system really unstable. I think I'm going to withhold further judgement until I get a nice big case so cooling isn't part of the equation.
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better stay on 2x2
    
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ok, i now have 8 gigs with ALL slots filled by 2GB sticks. Yah, requires taking out cpu fan to do so, but it's settled.
     
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post #28 of 32
I wouldn't, because you'd lose dual channel, which means half your memory performance is gone
post #29 of 32
you should look into getting a better cooler

that isnt bad, but there are much better ones
taller would keep heat away from the board and ram areas
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oh come on whats wrong with it, how much taller can i go for that case?
     
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