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Old 03-31-2005, 08:48 PM   #11 (permalink)
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timings don't really do much nowadays, with the speed of RAM
timings are measured in clock cycles, CL2 means it takes 2 clock cycles to respond
any PC3200 RAM disk runs at 200MHZ or 200,000,000HZ. that's the amount of clock cycles it makes in 1 second
now, do you really think a few clock cycles out of 200,000,000 takes a lot of time? it doesn't.

G.Skill RAM is currently THE BEST RAM in overclocking
without cooling, it can reach 300MHZ (or DDR600)

and DFI motherboards are about the best for overclocking too, they allow the biggest adjustments so far, and are really stable

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now, do you really think a few clock cycles out of 200,000,000 takes a lot of time? it doesn't.
Yeah to some degree. Cas latency doesn't effect bandwidth but ras to cas and ras precharge will.

Changing from 2 to 3 doesn't give that much bandwidth but like 3 to 4 can give up a couple hundred mb/sec

The highperformance have tight timed chips, but that just means they'll be able to go really high while still retaining decent latencies

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