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Treason
12-09-04, 02:01 AM
I set my ram to 2-2-2-5 in the bios because some overclocking expert here mentioned it's a good timing. I loaded up CPUz and the default timing for my first 512 mb PC3200 stick is 2.5-3-3-8, the second 512 mb PC 3200 stick is 2.5-4-4-8. They're both what you call POS generic ram (Hynix and Samsung respectively).

Athlon64 s939 3200+, Asus A8V Deluxe 1.x. Running at 2.1 GHz with FSB at 210 MHz and cpu voltage at 1.475 V. Dunno just fooling around. Everything seems stable.

I finally figured out how to get the CPU multiplier to appear. You have to set CPU Voltage to manual.

jAkUp
12-09-04, 02:14 AM
If its stable then keep the lower timings... on A64 boards you can get a nice boost in performance

Viral
12-09-04, 03:28 AM
You will need to make sure your BIOS isn't set to autodetect stable timings. That's what it seems to be doing. I doubt you will be able to run those timings with generic RAM though.