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Hi guys,

Well i have started to mess with the timing of my ram but have not got very far.

I have them set at currently 8-9-8-22 @ 1600mhz with stock being 9-9-9-24 @ 1600mhz.

I have not touched the voltages as dont know what is safe for them, but i have set it manually to 1.65v as spec.

What else can i do or what settings should i try to get them lower?
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post #2 of 7
You will probably need more voltage if you want to lower them more. You will not gain alot of extra performance though!
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So should I lower them more or leave as is
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post #4 of 7
From what I recall hearing is visible differences in performance are negligible. Makes for better benchmarks, but not much of a change...unless it's completely different which is hard to do like 9-9-9-24 down to like 6-6-6-21

But this is OCN! Go for it
 
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post #5 of 7
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What are safe voltages for this ram?
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post #6 of 7
You will only really see improvements in benchmarks - in games etc. the difference is absolutely tiny (unless you're going from cas9 2t to cas6 1t or something - then you MIGHT see some qualitative difference).

All in all, if you like your pc to be stable, don't tighten them down too much.

I ran memtest 5 times when my 1600mhz ram was at cas6 without any errors, but it turns out the extra voltage was making it a very unhappy chappy and it eventually broke itself
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post #7 of 7
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ok well i might just leave it as is then. Thanks for your input.
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