Originally posted by idiotec
Its not really a science. I would start by seeing what the RAM could do, loosening timings and increasing vdimm as needed. Loosening timings as far as something like 3-3-3-8 shouldn't have much effect on bandwidth, so I would at least go that far assuming doing so increased its OC potential. At that point, you can then see if you still need to use a memory divider or not. The objective is to get both the RAM and CPU at their max stable speeds using a mem divider if necessary.
ok i tried what u said. lower the ram timings to 3-3-3-8 from 2-3-2-5 (OCZ titanium). right now its stable at FSB 231 x 12 = 2.772Ghz ram voltage at 2.8, chipset voltage @ 1.552. its little high and chipset (or mobo?) temp hits 60c in full load. is this bad for Lanparty Nf4SLI-DR? but cpu temp is pretty low. 29c ~ 44c@full load (cpu test on 3dmark06. in OCCT, it was lower temp) usually below or at 40c in games. i OC it to 2.82Ghz and i played BF2 highest settings for 3 hours straight no problem but in OCCT there was an error. i think its the ram bottle necking since its at 1:1. i was hoping for stable 2.8ghz+ @ 1:1. but its close enough... but thinking that CPU can go little higher, do u think i should use divider and push the CPU more or stick w this?
thanks any help will be appriciated.
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