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Old 10-31-07, 05:49 PM   #2
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Default Re: Intel overclocking newbie

What Intel CPU do you have? what cooling? If it's a core 2 based processor, I seriously doubt 4GHz will be realistically stable unless you have water cooling or better, and got lucky with your cpu.

But as far as your memory settings, 5:6 would be the ratio you would need for DDR2 1066. However, anything other than 1:1 would be less then optimal when overclocking because it will compromise your stability. IMO, you should probably run it at a 1:1 ratio for DDR2 890 and tighten your timings.
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