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Old 01-28-2008, 09:57 PM   #1 (permalink)
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So i was just wondering when people get high overclocks, like 4ghz or 5ghz, with WC or w/e, thats done by increasing the FSB right?. Now do they also increase the memory to match the FSB on the OC'd CPU? It seems like pushing the memory that far would be more difficult than the CPU (b/c the cpu has extra cooling but nothing special is done to the ram, or is there?) Or do they use a memory divider and take the performance hit?

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Most people will set the memory multiplier to a 1:1 ratio with the FSB. So in the case of 4GHz, with an FSB of 444(*9), the RAM would be running at 888MHz, which is not that high over stock speed if they were running DDR2 800 RAM.

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Run 1:1 (Sync) and it's all good.
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