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Old 02-24-07, 10:04 PM   #1
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Default Ok, show me the DDR2

I bought some Corsair Twin XMS2 DDR2 800...

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820145590

It works OK at stock speeds, but when I bump up the FSB it craps out. I saw that the Buffalo firestix are on sale, should I get those instead? OR point me in another direction where I can get the RAM up to ~900+ speeds. For less than $250 pls.

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Old 02-24-07, 11:21 PM   #2
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Default Re: Ok, show me the DDR2

Is the ram being overclocked?
If so
A) increase voltages
B) relax the timings
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Old 02-25-07, 05:33 PM   #3
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Default Re: Ok, show me the DDR2

I upped the voltage to 2.20 and the timings are at 5-6-5-18. (5-5-5-15 stock) Don't really want to push the voltage more... I could loosen the timings more I guess.

I can get the cpu up to 3.6 with a 9X401 config, but that's the outside edge of stability. I want to do a 8X460 or a 7X550, but then the FSB pushes the memory speed up to 850-900mhz and it can't take it-- then I get BSOD's with "memory management" tags.
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