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Old 10-28-2007, 04:48 PM   #1 (permalink)
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hi my situation is that i can only select a certain number of settings because my mobo sucks. Anyway here are the two options.

Motherboard/Shuttle-sn21g5

Ram timings -2-3-3-6 (btw is that good) @200
Cpu speed -4200 x2 @200


Ram timings 2-3-3-8 240 (i dont know why, i cannot choose the ram fsb, its done automatically)
Cpu Speed - 4400 x2 @220

Which setting will give me the biggest speed boost. Thanks

(Also of topic will my pc run crysis:

4200x2
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actually i can choose certain ram timings i.e-133.166.200.216.233 but dont they have to match the cpu fsb
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Old 10-28-2007, 06:47 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Default Re: Ram timings vs Cpu clock speed

I think the 2-3-3-8, cpu 4400x2@220 would give a betetr boost? since the ram timings are really tight anyway, goign to 8 wouldnt matter much.

And I'm not sure about crysis. Meyb low-medium settings with AA off at 1028x764 resolution?

get some 2nd opinions on all this tho.
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For your question on Crysys... System Requirements Lab Choose Crysis from the dropdown menu.
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your system will run crysis yes...the CPU could be a bit faster but it should be sufficient. And the 7900GT at 700mhz+ is quite fast.
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