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Just set your RAM to the speed you want and run Memtest. Your going to pull your hair out trying to stabalize this if your RAM can't even take it.

Your trying to fine tune an OC in a couple hours when it takes days when you get into RAM timings and stuff. Take your time and do it right. Set your RAM, test it with Memtest. Once that's stable for 6hrs, move on to your FSB. Keep your multiplier low and test with Prime Large for another 6hr or so. Once that is also stable, raise your multiplier/vcore and run prime again. Be patient and work on one part at a time. I prefer to test overnight so I can still use the computer during the day. . I just don't advice a full multiplier stress test overnight. You need to monitor temps when you raise vcore higher.
ok, so i'll put the rams with 871mhz and test it that way with the fsb in 435 to get to that speed?
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If that's the speed you ultimately want, yes. Then run Memtest. If it fails, tweak the RAM timings or lower it.
    
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If that's the speed you ultimately want, yes. Then run Memtest. If it fails, tweak the RAM timings or lower it.
kk, going to test that tomorrow and i'll say something, thanks for the help and the patience guys
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ok it's been some time since i said i was going to test the mems, but only now i could get 1 usb to run the program, how much time should i run memtest?
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