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November 27, 2005 2:21:59 AM

guys... i head that if you wanna use 4 sticks of memory instead of 2 in any of NF4 mobo with AMD cpu u gotta loosen uo the timings... is that true...? coz im planning to upgrade my system from 1GB to 2


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November 27, 2005 4:41:20 AM

I think thats because most (AMD)motherboards can't run 4 sticks in Dual Channel, you'll need to adjust the Command Rate to T2 instead of T1.

Who agrees with me.
November 27, 2005 6:27:04 AM

hmm.. never tried before... if that's true... then u can only run 4 sticks at single channel then? no matter how u loose up the timings and change the command rate...? :( 
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November 27, 2005 8:29:59 PM

I wrote that wrong, most Motherboards can't run 4 sticks in dual channel T1( I think one of the newer ATI based ones can). Other settings like CAS and the like should run the same with 2 or 4 sticks.
November 27, 2005 8:49:12 PM

The new Asus AV8-MVP runs 4 sticks DDR at 2-2-2-7 T1 and with a bit looser timings and more voltage all the way up to 315mhz!!!
Looks like I have my xmas rig mobo selected . . .
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November 28, 2005 12:49:25 AM

*cough*A8R MVP*cough*
November 28, 2005 1:12:53 AM

Thanx and another correction needed is it don't run 4 sticks at 1T, so knock about 4% off my mental overclock predicted, and it is still awesome! :lol: 
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November 28, 2005 1:41:19 AM

Completely agree! I'll never CF, but I'm probably going to end up with one for the mad OCs and price/performance... *drools* :cool:
November 28, 2005 1:44:40 AM

I probably won't CF either, but you never know what deals fall at your grasp within reach!
November 28, 2005 1:56:52 AM

A8R MVP...? hmm... is that the latest model from ASUS...? btw... thx for the info everyone ^^
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November 28, 2005 3:00:07 AM

Anandtech did a recent review - take a look...
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