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Corsair XMS3 Overclock?

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I'm by no means new to overclocking having begun with a AMD Athlon 3000+ (Socket 754), moved on to a Core2Duo and now an i5 760 and a variety of mid-range graphics cards. One thing I have never overclocked is RAM, cause well I've never bought RAM that is even vaguely overclockable (just bog-standard naked chips) and now I thought I would. Going from 1333 CL9 to 1600 CL7 was quite a big performance jump though.

These are 2x2GB DDR3-1600 CL7 7-8-7-20.

So what should I go about doing? Raising clocks? Raising voltages? Timings? And how do I make this a safe process, because I mean processors and graphics cards have temperatures to watch whereas RAM does not...
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Hmm.., interesting two threads about almost the same thing...
http://www.overclock.net/amd-memory/...sair-xms3.html

Anyways I'd be interested in this as well I guess...
     
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Corsair Neutron GTX 240GB Super-Multi DVD Writer Microsoft Windows 8 64-bit 17.3" HD LED-Backlit Display 
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Touchpad 
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Intel Core i7 4770k  ASUS ASUS MAXIMUS VI FORMULA EVGA GTX 780Ti 3072MB Seagate Hybrid Drive 
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LG BH16NS40 Blu-Ray/DVD/CD Writer CORSAIR Hydro Series H100i Asus PB298Q 60Hz 29.0" Monitor Razer Mamba 
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