Which of these AMD Overdrive areas need to be adjusted to get a little more performance out of my system memory?

The slowest hardware component in my system is my ram @667 MHZ. Even my Northbridge is faster. Unfortunately my IGP uses slow crappy system memory which is why i'm trying to boost my RAM a little. I can't afford a decent upgrade now and the game I'm trying to play is just barely, BARELY, failing to be playable. Literally if I could just squeeze 2 more fps out of it I would be happy. Can someone please help me adjust these settings to to boost my system even a tiny bit.

My CPU is already fully overclocked with maximum voltage. (4 cores 2.65 GHZ)

My IGP is fully overclocked @1300 MHZ (which doesn't matter because of slow my RAM)

I only have base services enabled and no startup items of course

I use an ssd so fragmentation is not an issue

here's a screenshot of my default settings any improvement regardless of how inifinitesimally tiny it may be I would greatly appreciate.

https://www.dropbox.com/s/ttalmfdrsabo5wx/OC.png
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  1. your ram with an overclock won't help much if not at all. When you overclock ram, Increasing the speed improves performance but at the same time Cas Latency (CL) increases, CL slows down the ram as a result an overclock to ram won't be beneficial at all.
  2. unknownofprob said:
    your ram with an overclock won't help much if not at all. When you overclock ram, Increasing the speed improves performance but at the same time Cas Latency (CL) increases, CL slows down the ram as a result an overclock to ram won't be beneficial at all.


    Not at all...
  3. http://www.tomshardware.com/answers/id-1827083/overclocking-ram-increase-gaming-performance.html

    Look at threads all over.

    If you wish to disagree then do it, I doubt you'll see I difference.
  4. unknownofprob said:
    http://www.tomshardware.com/answers/id-1827083/overclocking-ram-increase-gaming-performance.html

    Look at threads all over.

    If you wish to disagree then do it, I doubt you'll see I difference.


    I did search for threads. In fact I read that thread beforehand.

    I'm new to both memory overclocking and AMD Overdrive. So this next question might sound kind of extremely stupid but would raising or lowering the max read latency potentially boost performance.
  5. nope, that is decided by the speed which the ram is clocked at.

    How come the extra marginal FPS is so important? Ultimately all your doing is shortening the lifetime of your computer for not much in return.
  6. unknownofprob said:
    nope, that is decided by the speed which the ram is clocked at.

    How come the extra marginal FPS is so important? Ultimately all your doing is shortening the lifetime of your computer for not much in return.


    A computer that isn't capable of playing the games that I want to play is absolutely worthless to me anyway.
    I don't care about the life expectancy of a worthless machine.
    Even if I spent $700 dollars on it

    I just want this worthless machine to be a slightly less worthless machine.
  7. I see, well, List your specs and I'll see what can be done.
  8. unknownofprob said:
    I see, well, List your specs and I'll see what can be done.


    Model- HP Envy K022DX

    APU- AMD A10 5745M 4c/4t 2.65 GHZ

    GPU- AMD Radeon HD8610g

    RAM- DDR3L PC3 10600 6GB

    SSD- Kingston SSDNow V300 120 GB
  9. This is a laptop!

    I aren't even going to suggest anything, the overclocking you may have already done is most likely making the temps to the extreme.

    With laptops, overclocking doesn't do much. I know you don't really care but I aren't going to recommend something that won't be somewhat beneficial.
  10. unknownofprob said:
    This is a laptop!

    I aren't even going to suggest anything, the overclocking you may have already done is most likely making the temps to the extreme.

    With laptops, overclocking doesn't do much. I know you don't really care but I aren't going to recommend something that won't be somewhat beneficial.


    My CPU never rises above 35C fully overclocked as long as I keep it slightly lifted. Even while gaming. I just place some VHS's beneath the back corners making sure that they aren't covering any ventilation fans. It works like a charm.

    If I could ever get a job I thought that these may solve my problem.

    http://www.amazon.com/G-SKILL-Ripjaws-204-Pin-SO-DIMM-F3-1600C9D-8GRSL/dp/B00EOUF8AO/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&qid=1402136847&sr=8-2&keywords=ripjaws+laptop
  11. have you run Prime95 torture test to see your CPU's max temp?
  12. unknownofprob said:
    have you run Prime95 torture test to see your CPU's max temp?


    I don't need to. I monitor it while gaming with overdrive. Even with my processor maxed out for several hours it never rises above 40C Max. But this one time I accidentally left it wrapped in a blanket while watching an hd movie and when I opened it a few hours later it was off and when I turned it on I got a BIOS message warning me that the system had halted because it overheated.
  13. that's laptops poor ventilation in a scenario for you. I'd honestly leave it how it is, nothing else can really be done to your system to benefit it in any safe way.
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