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Old 08-12-2004, 12:11 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Ram Latency

My ram latency is supposed to be 2-3-3-6

but when i go to bios it reads 3-3-3-8

my question is does bios detect the most stable latency or should i change it to 2-3-3-6, or 2.5-3-3-6 ?

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Old 08-12-2004, 01:48 AM   #2 (permalink)
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BIOS defaults are set to 3 3 3 8. You can change it to the specs of your sticks no problems. If it doesn't work, (don't see why though) you can revert back to defaults.

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Old 08-12-2004, 11:26 AM   #3 (permalink)
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ok thanks..
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Old 08-12-2004, 01:58 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Depending on which Asus motherboard you have they can run unstable at lower latencies.

My Asus A7N8X-E-Deluxe only lets my memory run at 2.5-3-3-6 if the frequency is 195MHz. Hopefully Asus will release a new BIOS that corrects this issue.

nForce2 chipsets are renowned for being tight of CAS latencies.
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