Im having a somewhat educational debate with a buddy; and he says that when using - "ram thermal grease", (he cannot remember the exact name), - can result in better results. i.e. better/tighter timings, overclocking/voltage upping; etc...
what is this grease he speaks of?
( can I call him a liar-haha)
- update: he apparently applied this "grease" to the gold fingers that made contact with the ram slots on the mobo.
Not really, the best greases for ram are non-conductive greases. Céramique was a popular choice, but it has been a while since I checked the cooling performance of thermal compounds. The real performance from applying thermal grease to RAM would be very negligible since newer CPU's have a bigger L2 and L1 caches. Pretty much all mid to high end RAM will have a heat spreader and factory applied thermal compound. Overclocking RAM will give you better synthetics, but not by a significant amount.